I have had rusty since he was 7.5 weeks old
he is frightened of bangs (not fireworks) shouting, other dogs(apart from mine) he gets nervous of other people.
When he was attacked we were out on our morning walk him my other dog and my toddlers. we were in the field opposite my house no one was about so they were off lead. then someone entered ther field from the top end with a dog so I called mine to me and put them on lead we continued walking then this womans dog side swipped him so hard it took the lead from my hand rusty didn't attempt to fight bk he just cowred the other dog had him around the neck. my kids were screaming and other dog barking I managed to grab the dogs collar and knee him off rusty he was still trying to get to rusty I shouted to rusty to away at which point the lady grabed her dog. rustys neck was bleeding and he was so frightened he wet himself and wouldn't get up. I had to carry him home and took him straight to the vets it was more superficial than anything.
he gets about 20-30mins 1-1 in the morning and same on a night. then I do things with the two dogs walking, recall, play etc.
The most recent incident with one of my daughters is he was led on the floor having his tummy tickled and as soon as my daughter went to tickle hime he went for her. he immediately know he did wrong and went into his bed. other than that my other daughter lent down to him when he was lying down to tell him he was a good boy and he went for her. before the incident with the other dog he was fab with everybody a lil clingy and bouncy but trusted. he saved my kids lives. I really miss that rusty I just don't know how to help him
my children are only three how do I get them involved in training without endangering them. ive taken to putting a muzzle on rusty when he has to be in the same room as them which I hate ive never believed in muzzles