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Please don't give up! If you quit socializing her, she will continue to dislike strangers. I think maybe you have your goals set too high for right now. Start with just focusing on introducing her to new environments and having new people around her. Then work up to having people acknowledge her (get near her face, speak to her, etc.) then move on to people petting her, and finally holding her.

She may never be an outgoing, friendly dog...but you should continue to socialize her so she is less likely to be stressed everytime her little world changes by being in a new place or seeing new people.

She is still a pup so you may be surprised how much difference continued socialization will make!

Good luck!
 
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