Hi all, My Misty is a Black Lab cross who has the most gorgeous nature, she is very loving and always wants some part of her leaning against us, no problem there. She is very friendly with other people who come to the house BUT she is very unsociable with other dogs. For the first three years of her life she was the only doggie in the family, now our Son has got a Brown/red Lab 2yo and our daughter has two pups, one Cav and one Cavoodle, when they bring their dogs around to visit our girl gets up on a chair and that is where she stays, she refuses to look at them or make contact with them at all, she will stay there all day if she has to. Our Son and his family are going to move in with us while their house is being built so we'll have Major (Lab) staying here to and I'm not sure how to get our girl off the chair LOL she can't stay there for 12/ 18 months LOL. Has anyone got any suggestions on how we can get our girl off her chair.
I have in the past got her off to play but Major is a rough dog so Misty's tail goes back between the legs and heads straight for the chair again.
Our options that we plan are to move the chairs but they are her only escape,
We plan to take the two of them walking a lot so they get use to the closeness of each other.
Any ideas would be most appreciated.
I probably should mention that she had been attacked a couple of times when we went walking with her as a pup, I feel this has been the reason for her current behaviour, unfortunately I was unable to take her for walks for some time after these attacks so she finished up being away from any dogs at all for that time.
Thanking you in advance,