From a viewer:
I had 4 dogs, who got along beautifully. Then, 2 years ago, I took a rescue dog (American Eskimo - I had that breed in the past), whose history was one of trauma and abuse. She bit me 6 times in the first 2 weeks.
She continues to urinate (even in front of the pet door) when "something" triggers this behavior in her. Now, after 2 years, she growls at the 4 dogs and they are in terror of her. I know it's not fair to them, but I want to try to keep Zoey because she's a sweet, loving, affectionate dog to me.
If she's THROWN AWAY AGAIN, I DON'T KNOW WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO HER. I LOVE HER TOO. Is there anybody who can offer me suggestions? Sincerely, Bev Brown
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Photo: You Talkin to Me? An American Eskimo dog by KellyWoolen on Flickr
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