In November of 2017 we adopted a rescue that had been a stray. We brought him home he was very loving until the 10th day, my daughter who was 13 at the time came out of the bathroom to the livingroom where the dog was sitting with me, we had just brought him home a new toy when she came out she said you got a new toy and reached for it which had not been a big deal before but this time he lunged and barked, I thought it was weird but questioned if he was trying to play but when she reached to pet him he snapped at her so I grab his collar pulling him down the hall to his kennel in my bedroom, a few hrs later I brought him back out and held his collar while he sat at my feet as she sat further down the couch and he was fine until she went to the kitchen and as she came back he tried to aggressively lunge at her, I tightened my grip in his collar as he was still acting vicious while i dragged him to his kennel. I spoke to a few trainers who said he was resource guarding me and she needed to feed him, give him treats, toys, etc so she would become his resource, we did that and took him to some training classes where she was the one working with him. I discovered he would only be aggressive with her if she walked into the room while I was sitting or laying down. After her being the one to do everything for him he got to the point he would seek her out in her room to snuggle and things were good until the last few days he would growl and or put his head down and stare when she even opened her bedroom door but tonight he actually bit her breaking skin down to muscle, when I grabbed him and she ran to get my husband from the shop he was still viciously growling and trying to bite. He is only like this with her and only if someone else is home (if it's just those 2 home hes perfect with her), and shes not a small child shes 5'10 150lbs but he is currently 98lbs. I'm not going to keep him but now wonder if he is safe to go to a new home? I dont get why he doesnt like only her and why sometimes he will seek her out for affection. Any thoughts?
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