We have a 2 yr old Yorkie. She has been socialized with dogs and people…

We have a 2 yr old Yorkie. She has been socialized with dogs and people, but lately, she has become very aggressive with strangers. She has never been mistreated, disciplined from early age, follows all basic commands. Advice please?

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julie brader
5 years ago

Has something happened recently you can think of that could have made her like this? A stranger shouting suddenly for example and scared her? Is it more men than women shes become agressive with, or vice versa?  This sounds like fear agression and a reaction to some trauma or other …may not have been a trauma to you but it was to her.  Try getting a few people she doesn’t know to calmy and quietly approach her with you there and get them to give her a tasty treat. I think it will be a slow rebuilding of her confidence… Read more »

Lauren-Emma de Lancey
5 years ago

She’s probably just nervous , my pup is like this too . Just introduce her to people slowly she may get nervous or frightened