I recently got a new puppy she’s now 4 months old we’ve had her for…

I recently got a new puppy she’s now 4 months old we’ve had her for about a month and a half she’s a great puppy I fell in love from the start the thing is she is very timid and lacks self confidence when I greet her she has her ears back

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Jana Rade
5 years ago

The main thing here is to let her progress at her own pace and provide as calm of environment as possible while working on her confidence. Some examples would include never coming up to her but always let her come up to you (or somebody else). Not making too much fuss during greetings. Of course, never scolding or correcting her for submissive urination. Not staring straight into her eyes, not looming over her. Looking sideways, getting down to her level … Socialization. Employing clicker training to build confidence. Stuff like that. There are many great articles out there on the… Read more »