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My 5 yr old GSD is frightened of the outside world and jumps

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My 5 yr old GSD is frightened of the outside world and jumps at the slightest noise. Hates anyone behind him . On walks he is blowing and frothing at the mouth. he has had me on the floor many times. I have tried bach flower, herbal and homeopathic calming solutions. Also dog trainers/behaviourist. What do you suggest?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dog Training
Expert:  Jane Lefler replied 3 years ago.
Hi JaCustomer,
My name is Jane. I have been working professionally with animals especially dogs in both health and behavioral issues for over 18 years. I have over 14,000 satisfied customers. It will be my pleasure to work with you today.
In order to supply you with the best information, I do need to ask for some additional information. Once I receive your answer, it will likely take me about 30-45 minutes to type up your response. I hope you can be patient.
How long have you had him?
Does he not want to be outside?
How do you get him out?
Or does it seem to be the noises outside that he objects to?
How long has he been acting like this?
What do you mean by he has had you on the floor before?
What did the dog behaviorist suggest?
What have you tried to correct the situation?