She grew up in a k9 training facility around other dogs and has already been crate trained. I've had her for 2.5 days now and she has no anxiety around my cousin's boxer(different house) but is very nervous/scared around me and my family members. She does not bark or bite or demonstrate any destructive behavior, just pretty much stays in one place the whole day. She finally ate and peed inside for the first time overnight when I was sleeping yesterday. I should also note that I used a ground shipper who had her in the backseat of a car in a travel crate. I
- She will eat treats but will not go anywhere without me picking her up. How can I get her to come outside if she refuses to move anywhere? Luring her with treats does not do anything.
- Should I wait a couple more days to see if she settles in to start implementing training? She's only been crate trained
- Is it OK to physically pick up a dog to take her outside/inside? That's what I've been doing to get her to come outside for potty. I need to take her to the vet tomorrow so I don't see any other choice currently.
- Is it a good idea to block off the area where she sits all day to get her more acclimated with the rest of the house?