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Confused About My New Australian Shepherd Puppy
by Emily Cwik
(Bailey, Colorado, United States)
I got my beautiful 6 week old blue merle female Australian Shepherd, "Zayleigh" about one week ago. I have saved up for a while to buy her. I was so exited that I got my dream dog, finally!
The breeder was telling me how sweet and loving she was, and that her neighbors wanted to take her home. But when I brought her home to my family, she was exited about them, and lost all interest in me. They would love her up, and she was exited all the time. But then I come up to love her, she barely wags her tail, and looks at me like I'm crazy.
I don't understand this at all... I feed her, play with her, train her, and give her as much love as I can, but I'm not anything special to her. I'm confused, because I work with dogs and they love me like crazy, all dogs are fine around me, but not Zayleigh, lol.
She does respect me, and listens to my commands (most of the time), but she dosen't show much love towards me.
I'm a little upset that the puppy I adore, dosen't like me. I still love the little stinker to death, but I want her to love and adore me too.
Does anyone know why this is happening? Is there a way to make her love me? I would appreciate it very much, thanks.
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