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Dear TCC,

Because the dogs are so competitive with their space and their toys, if one  is on the sofa with a toy, the other one is afraid to jump up there because she will get growled at and snapped at.  So, when I am upstairs, I will hear one of them whining.  She will keep it up until I respond.  So, I peak down the stairs to see if she wants to go out.  But she is usually sitting in front of the sofa and I go down and pick her up and put her up where she wants to be.  Should I be “obeying” her or ignoring her?

Dixie S.

Phoenix, MD Continue reading