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Hi there, i have a male 4 yr old chihuahua that is not socialized ( 100% my fault, i babied him because he was so cute when young)
He had a his first petsmart obedience puppy class today and he was very distant from all the other puppies. And just stood behind me.
And when people go near him or call his name to pet him he would not go to them. I REALLY want him to be more socialized with everyone and to not be so scared to be petted from people or to play with other puppies!

I would love some advice to fix this please :)
 

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Maybe ask some people to give a piece of meat or cheese when he does come over . I am a big fan of rewarding with food at first , then once they get the hang of people = good things I reward with praise. I need to work on this too. My dog teacher told me to get a 3 meter long lead, and practice with "come " then reward him with a piece of cheese. once he learns that practice with stay , and then come ...etc ... good luck .
 
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