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6 Month Old Male Australian Shepherd Has Started Growling And Snapping
by Michele Turney
Bridger 6 mos.
We have a 6 month old male Australian Shepherd who is so adorable and never shows any signs of aggression unless he steals something he knows he shouldn't have and goes under the coffee table (only place he goes).
When I reach under to retrieve the item he has started to growl and bite my hand to protect it. I've read several articles on this and think I know how to handle. I know for sure he doesn't like loud yelling or any type of physical correction. Learned that right away when we got him at 2 months.
I feel much better now that I've read the articles and know that he isn't mean or becoming mean. It will also train me to be more patient!