I have a few metres of uncovered drains in my home which are about 20cm wide and 30cm deep but my 4.5 month pup won't hop across them opting instead to take a detour to do so. I've tried training her to cross them with treats but she still won't do so. This is strange because sometimes I've seen her jump off the bench which is 3ft high.
Anyone has any ideas on how to get her to not be afraid, or will she just grow out of this in future?
Has she been afraid of them from the start or is this new? At around 4 months puppies go through a bit of a fear stage. I would keep encouraging her and continue using a special treat or toy. She will probably grow out of it but may not. Stay very relaxed while coaxing her.
Last edited by cdweller98; 05-13-2014 at 10:31 PM.