The Factors Involved in Dogs’ Fear of Strangers and Unfamiliar Dogs

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Less socialization, less exercise, fewer activities with the owner, less training, and breed differences are all linked to social fear in dogs, survey shows.

Todd, Z. (2021). The factors involved in dogs’ fear of strangers and unfamiliar dogs. Companion Animal Psychology. Retrieved February 18, 2022, from

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Topic(s): Behavior, Breeder Resource, Problem Abnormal Behavior, Recognition