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Old July 5th, 2005, 11:39 AM
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if Dakota has a playmate, ask them if they'd join you at the vets.
Luckyrescues suggestions were right on, we watched a program two weeks ago on tv about dogs and their fear of vets office and he took them through the exact same steps as she mentioned, another trick of the trade is that dogs "smell" the office, they associate that smell with fear and pain, so just before you arrive there, take a bounce sheet, or papertowel/napkin with a scent on it from home and swipe their nose, as if you're playing "gotcha"....for just a bit, thats all they'll be able to smell and forget to be afraid.
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