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Old 03-04-2014, 03:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Lilie View Post
I think human ignorance.

You take a GSD six month old puppy. If it started barking and growling and nipping at it's owner, the owner would realize he/she has a problem and take steps to correct the behavior. They would take the behavior seriously.

You take a Chi six month old puppy. It exhibits the exact same behavior as I mentioned. The owner thinks it's funny. "Look how brave my little boy is! He thinks he's a big dog!" and the owner will continue to encourage this behavior by showing off to all of his/her friends the behavior.

Human ignorance.
Absolutely

People get shocked at how well behaved my poodle is in public, she doesn't growl or snap or bark like a maniac. I treat her the same way I treat my GSD - with respect and I expect the same in return.
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