As long as you are mindful of when it’s better to walk away, you can approach a scared dog by maintaining a calm demeanor. Even the best trained and most calm dogs can behave unpredictably, if threatened or scared. In all situations, it’s best to ask the owner for permission to greet the dog and let the dog be the one to approach you.
Few animals elicit more adoration than puppies and miniature dogs, but a dark side exists in today’s designer dogs, the cross breeding of two purebred dogs, where health problems, shortened life spans, and vulnerability to disease may impact the family pet.
Thousands of dogs are abandoned every year across the United States. Sometimes people can’t care for their dog because of financial reasons, but other times, animals are simply seen as unwanted complications to one’s life.