Originally Posted by Frieda
if you comfort a dog when he's scared, he will see it as a reward for acting afraid. just try and act relaxed and go about your daily business. the dog will see you are calm and act accordingly. they're dogs, not kids
You are right on point. I asked a friend of mine that is a vet tech, and she told me to ignore my dog when she freaks out. For the exact reasons you said.