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post #3 of (permalink) Old 05-25-2014, 02:05 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Baillif View Post
Anxious command delivery is a pet peeve of mine. Positive punishment on the boyfriend might work.
Ironic that he says the "dog only listens to me" - I wonder why.

And I know dogs are very receptive to tone of voice. I feel like Oki picks up on the frenetic tone of my boyfriend's commands/voice and it just makes his fear/anxiety go up...
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