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Esther gets pissed??

Discussion in 'Training & Behavior' started by abrooks12376, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. abrooks12376

    abrooks12376 Puppy

    Hey all, you guys have been awesome, new issue has popped up. Not really an issue for me because I can't stand hyper - active, mis behaving dogs.. apparently my little girl hates them.. we met a white boxer today that looked like it just ate a whole crate of bath salts. Owner was a neighbor in my new neighbor hood so I wanted to be polite in chatting (never again). It was all good for a few minutes bit after the boxer started getting wild and jumping around (typical boxer antics) esther got low and started growling, she clearly wanted a piece of this boxer. I gave a "hey" (her correction command before "NO") never her name. She sat right next to me and looked at me. Excellent! Repeat and we left. Is this a response to hyper activity? Happened once before with another dog that was acting like a spazz and fighting with another dog. She also broke up an in home cat fight.
  2. _unoriginal

    _unoriginal Cow Dog

    Some dogs just don't like other pushy and rude dogs. It happens.
  3. abrooks12376

    abrooks12376 Puppy

    So she's a lover not a fighter?
  4. BCdogs

    BCdogs Good Dog Staff Member Super Moderator

    My bitch is the same. She's generally dog friendly but will immediately correct/warn a pushy dog that she's not okay with their antics.
  5. abrooks12376

    abrooks12376 Puppy

    This is ok right? Socially accepted? I think it's just ducky, other dog owner couldn't care less..
  6. BCdogs

    BCdogs Good Dog Staff Member Super Moderator

    It's pretty darn polite compared to how some other dogs would react, my male included.
  7. FetchingInTheRain

    FetchingInTheRain Little Dog Premium Member

    Raine does the same, she never has full out attacked another dog but by the show she puts on with the dogs that don't respect her space and leap all on her you'd think she's going to take a chunk of them. I wouldn't worry about it much unless she acts this way with every dog she comes into contact with.
  8. abrooks12376

    abrooks12376 Puppy

    Cool, thanks, it's been 2 dogs, both were rambunctious jack asses. I'm good with it.
  9. Nat Ursula

    Nat Ursula Good Dog

    Tonka behaves in a similar way. She doesn't like dogs approaching her all crazy and wild. My husband says it is because she is "civilized," which cracks me up.

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