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15 March 2012 - 9:45 am
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I have to agree with the others' posts here and so glad you found success with the crate so far! Happy has shown some slightly different behaviors at the park than he used to. He has never been a growler, and is fine with any kid running up and grabbing him, but now that he's gone through his ordeal..not so much. He growled at a little boy the other day(albeit the kid was grabbing his fur when we were telling him repeatedly to stop(I should have removed Happy from the situation quicker)). He also is a little more protective of me, and a little more humpy (dominant-show them he's strong before they perceive his weakness...not sure)..I guess my point is, no matter how good the dog 99.9% of the time, they are still an animal, and the thing that regulates their behavior the best I believe is them knowing who is higher in rank than them in the pack. It gives them a sense of security to know you're in charge. Happy has always loved his crate-it's like he turns in to wolf dog in his cave..but if he doesn't listen to me all I have to say is 'do you want to get in your bed?' and he stops(barking at a passing dog, etc..) It's their secure place and also a place that you control. Also, until we established who is in charge, I didn't let Happy on the bed. Now that he's older, I WANT him to get on the bed, and he won't. He likes his spot on the floor. Unless of course it thunders 🙂

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15 March 2012 - 9:53 am
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That is terrific progress! Keep an eye on her behavior just to make sure that changes don't happen before you realize it. Overall though, these are very good signs. Aren't crates pawesome?!

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15 March 2012 - 3:29 pm
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glad you guys had a good night, and you are finding how to address the issue.  paws crossed all continues to go well!!!

 

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