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Just picked up our rescue pup (second one). We have been taking her outside about once an hour.. My wife will put her down and then stand back a bit. The pup drops onto her tummy, drags herself with her front legs, and pushes with her rear legs while following my wife around, all while keeping her belly on the grass. This is something that I'm not familiar with. Has anyone else seen this behavoir?
 

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Submissive posture....low confidence, fear, confused about what is expected of her. Picking her up starts that attitude and standing over/hovering/making eye contact makes it slightly worse. For potty training, dogs need to learn how to get to the potty area on their own/learn the route....not..."everytime I need to go out, someone will carry me."
 
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