Q: a scared dog

February 18, 2011 | By brenda p. | 1 answer | Expired: 1807 days ago

i have a 5 month female chihuahua, we got her when she was 8 weeks old. we travel in a motorhome, she started getting scared of outside things when she was about 3 and a half months. now she is getting to scared to go out to the bathroom. if she gets out of sigh of out rv, she becomes a nervous wreck. inside our rv she is fine, very playful and very out going, she does not have a problem with people as long as they are in our rv, outside no contact. she use to play with other dogs but now she is afraid of them. any advice. HELP!!!

Readers' Answers (1)

Feb 19, 2011

These are natrually nervous dogs but take her out on the leash more often and carry her every now and then around outside, also if you have another dog walk them together it may give her a confidince boost, also go up to the dogs yourself to show her that other dogs are okay maybe use treats when going for a walk or when meeting new dogs and people she will learn then that these things are good things cause when they happen she gets food.

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