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Old 04-07-2014, 09:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
Susan_GSD_mom
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That's actually a natural reaction for wild canids--awake on your feet and defensive! Since you don't know his history, he may have had to revert to that behavior for his own safety. Time, security and confidence should help. I agree with Carmen--let sleeping dogs lie, unless you awaken him with your voice.
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