“My dog says hello to everyone, but sometimes it gets her into trouble. How can I teach she can’t run up to everybody?”

By |2018-09-21T11:41:50+10:00May 1st, 2015|Dog Ettiquette, General Information|

Dear Sarah, My dog is a very friendly 9 month old Golden Retriever. She loves everyone! The other day she ran up to a dog on the lead who had a go at her, and that dog’s owner got angry at me! She wasn’t doing anything wrong – she just wanted to say “hello”. How can I teach her that she can’t just run up to everyone? Maryanne P Hi Maryanne, Friendly, exuberant puppies like yours – while a joy to watch and interact with – can be down right scary for dogs who are fearful or anxious of [...]