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How to become a pack leader with the dog?

Well I watch a dog on weekends for a friend every time my friend leaves the dog becomes depressed and cries. The dog won't eat out of it's food dish unless my friend comes back but will take treats from me. Trying to take the dog for walks is very difficult she likes to just sit in my friends parking spot. if I try and pick her up I get snapped at the dog doesn't respect me so how can I fix this?

Asked By: sholangstar - 12/9/2010
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First of all, this is not your dog. You need to tell the owner that his dog may be suffering from possible separation anxiety. HE needs to get training and help with HIS dog....that is not your job. You shouldn't even have to worry about that... More
Answered By: nickkelly4dogs - 12/9/2010
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Assert dominance. Stop being a pusscake. You have to let the dog know who the boss is. If it knows your fear it which you clearly do, its gonna treat you like fecal matter.
Answered By: Jeff M - 12/9/2010
 
this has nothing to do with respecting you the dog is suffering from separation anxiety. and that is something your friend will have to work on with the dog not you.
Answered By: chrombutterfly - 12/9/2010
 
You don't fix this. Its not your dog. For starters, stop picking up a dog who doesn't want you picking it up! That's obvious. If you can't handle the dog, suggest to your friend that she leave it with someone who has more skills in looking after dogs. If the dog sits in the parking spot, keep walking. You're... More
Answered By: walking lady - 12/9/2010
 
First you have to establish with the dog that you are too a part of the pack and you can do this by spending time with the dog through training while the owner is around, taking turns in feeding the dog will make the dog understand that you and its owner are a part of the family. In this way the dog will start to see... More
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Answered By: Liam Smith - 12/12/2010
 
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