We just adopted a 7 month old shepard mix from the pound. Shes a good dog and great with my kids. My only problem is when im on the floor mainly, she wants to lay all over me and be all up in my face. I feel bad about pushing her away, but I dont want to always be licked. Any tips? Also, she sleeps in the laundry area, which is connectec to the kitchen and closed off by a gate. She does fine in there, but how much time is too much time in there? I have a 2 year old and a 8 month old, and I put her in there when things get crazy ya know. I think I feel bad that she was in the shelter and don't want her to think she's not loved.Answer Question
Answer by mrsmom110 at 7:04 AM on Jan. 12, 2011
Answer by mama2bof2 at 7:05 AM on Jan. 12, 2011
Answer by gardenchic at 7:10 AM on Jan. 12, 2011
just keep in mind she is still a puppy. she is going to be excited and hyper. since she was from a shelter (kudos) give her a little more time then you would any other dog. a stern voice 'no' when shes licking. dogs need simple comands. not 'stop that i dont like it' they dont understand sentances. and just be patient! as far as the room goes, let that be her sancutary. do NOT use that as punishment. put her there with a treat when shes being good and that way when you sleep or leave she automatically goes in and is happy no scared or sad. good luck and best wishes!
Answer by JOR_HAIL at 7:15 AM on Jan. 12, 2011
Answer by little.knickers at 10:04 AM on Jan. 12, 2011
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