At this point I am out of ideas. As some may remember Shadow bit a friend of my wifes a few months ago. We have worked really hard to get her use to being around other people and being friendly too, but we have only come so far. I am not sure if her fear of people will ever get to the point where she can be trusted or not. If someone comes over she will raise her hackles and bard like mad for the first 5 to 10 min's they are around. I have her on a leash to control her so she will not nail them. After that point she can be feed treats by whoever and she will just not trust them for 30 min or so. After that she seems fine and is playing with them and friendly and all. However this only last for the time there here. If they leave and come over say the next week she more or less starts the loop all over just get friendly with the person faster. The other issue is that she is a little too smart and it all most got her killed. She had learned to open doors and when she gets out she will not come when called. She let her self out for the first time Monday and play chicken with cars going 60mph. She was not hit and I got her after about 30 min's or so but I all most got killed myself in the process. She is not friendly with little kids and I live one block from a school. If she get one of them and bites I am done for. If the runs the other way she will most likely get hit by a car. I train with her a lot at home and she is good there, but as soon at the leash is off and she knows I can not enforce a command she is gone. My wife has CP and can not keep up with her if she gets loose when I am not home so I am really scared something is going to happen. There seems to be no easy way to fix this and I am in tears over what to do at this point. She is a ticking time bomb in my eyes but I love her so much. To make things worse the power meter is on the back of the house I just got and the person that reads it most of the time just leaves the gate open. So the first time someone forgets to check it she is gone and will ever end up ripping into a little kid or getting riped into by a car. I want to be a good owner and do what is right for her and I try my best to keep her safe from herself but everyone makes errors at times and I don't want anyone to get hurt. She makes it so hard to have people over and I guess we could lock her into a room when we do but I am not sure it is a fix all solution. So now what?