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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-02-2014, 03:11 AM Thread Starter
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Suddenly cuddly?

Anyone else experience this? From the time I got her at 8 weeks, Vida never wanted to cuddle. It was one handed pets only, otherwise she'd get grumpy. Suddenly at 5 months old, she loves to cuddle. she'll throw herself onto my lap to get cuddles and pets. Anyone else have this happen with their pups? Is this common?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-02-2014, 03:34 AM
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Yes mine used to hate cuddles too but now she asks for them herself.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-02-2014, 07:09 AM
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Stella gets very cuddly and loving before she goes into heat, any other time not very cuddly !
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-02-2014, 08:25 AM
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I am waiting for my guy to enjoy snuggles lol! but he is past 2, i am jealous
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-02-2014, 09:31 AM
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As a baby if we tried to cuddle Garrison he would panic ... kick the back legs and scream. What the heck?! We kept doing it frequently and calmly. After months of his ridiculous reactions now he is such a mush. Most times too much! We laugh at how he used to react and now 87 pounds later he crawls into your lap and refuses to move! Crazy kid.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-02-2014, 09:36 AM
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Yup, mine was a late bloomer... he still only likes to cuddle on his terms... usually in the AM. I thought it would never happen though.

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