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I have reched my boiling point

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If anyone has any advice I would appreciate it. I adopted Sweetie Mid November. She has been fairly shy. She has now fallen into a routine but her manuerisms (sp?) are getting worse by the day.

Each morning she sleeps in bed until noon. I usually end up telling her to come out which she does. She walks in fear down the hall then runs out the door.

She used to stay out maybe 1-2 hours? then would either come back in or stay out until our walk in the woods which she loves.

She used to run to me to get the leash on and we would go. Now I cannot get her to come to me and it is getting very aggrivating. If I call her she looks at me then looks elswhere.

The other day I had to pick up my step son. I could not for the life of me get her in the house or near me.

I don't chase her, but even ignoring her is not working. I know this probably does not make sense so ask questions! I have hit boiling point and am ready to leave her out almost round the clock which I rather not do.
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Oh yes, sound familiar with Charlie, dominance. He has gotten much better now.
A few tips from the trainer see if it applies to Sweetie.
Just like Chloe's mom said when feeding pay more attention to how you feed. But I never pretend to eat out from his bowl though. Try scooping the kibbles with your hands onto the bowl. The meaning is that it has your smell on it and from your hand to the bowl, food is only from you. If more than 20 minutes untouched, take it back...no more food. And also feeding time is after we have our dinner.
When walking through doors always you walk out first. Put her in a sit position by the open door, you walk out first then said OK come.
Never let her sit on your foot or your lap or just on you. Never let them be in a higher position, like up on a sofa, up on a chair, even upstairs. They think they are surperior. Get your control back as an alfa. But then again these methods are for dominant dogs, like I said some are sweet heart.
It worked on Charlie, so try it and see.
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Oh sorry to have even mistaken Sweetie is dominant, poor dear she is scare. Yes, definately a obedience class and if you can have someone come to your home is even better, training in the environment she is living in. That reminds me of the book I've read a beagle name Bea who escaped from a research lab.
The name of the book is call For Bea, by Kristin Von Kreisler. Great book!
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