Adult Australian Shepherd Doesn't Like New Aussie
Charlie is a DM stray, neutered male. He's 5-6 years old. He has always gotten along with the other dogs, bigger and smaller than he. Piper is my 8 month old female Aussie. She is the sweetest thing and just fell in love with Charlie immediately I guess cause he looked like what she was used to. But Charlie just does not like her.
I've had Piper for about 6 months now and not much progress. He has snapped at her a handful of times but it was when she deserved it for getting up in his face. He snarls and grumbles and curls his lip when she gets near. She is completely submissive to him.
Is this just something we will just have to live with? We have figured out he is not going to hurt her but she would love nothing more than to play with him. Every so often he will run with her in the yard but that's it.