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Old October 1st, 2012, 10:30 PM
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Sounds like she learned to trust your neighbors and their dogs at the old address. She doesn't know these people or dogs and she feels threatened -so she is lashing out. I suggest you ask your neighbors to let you know when they are coming, and then take the opportunity to teach her manners. She doesn't have to like the other dogs but she does have to be polite. That comes through training, and trusting that you won't let any harm come to her when these new dogs show up.
You could also plan to meet these neighborhood dogs at a neutral location and then walk back to your house after they have established a comfortable relationship. Often when we walk together we become friends and that can be a great way to get started.
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