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Old 02-02-2014, 11:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default we almost lost dexter this morning (how do I teach safe behavior)

my daughter was out walking dexter this morning by herself. She said a guy on a skateboard passed by and knocked her down flat on her face. When she fell she accidentally let go of Dex's leash. She said Dexter started barking and chased the guy more than a block , including into traffic. He was almost hit. He got scared with all the cars honking, but my daughter was able to get him to stay where he was until she got across the street.I'm so glad they're both okay with just some scraped knees. But how do I teach dexter to be afraid of cars. We have always made him stop at the end of the street before crossing. However he has never done anything like this before. He has never chased anyone before.

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