Cha Cha Cardenas

My 4yr Chihuahua mix is sooo scared of my boyfriend...Anxiety meds?

My 4yr old chihuahua, Macho Boy seems to have a fear/phobia of my boyfriend. I don't know why. I have 3 other dogs, his mama, brother and sister that love my boryfriend. Macho Boy won't come anywhere near my boyfriend. He does do some funny things though, he will lay on my boyfriend's pillow when he is not in the room, and Macho Boy will look for my boyfriend in the bedroom before he goes outside in the morning! There has never been any kind of abuse on the part of my boyfriend either...

Has anyone ever used any kind of relaxing medicines or something similar? Macho Boy also barks every single time he hears my boyfriend which gets the other dogs barking.
They have known each other for 18 MONTHS!!!

HELP!!!


Asked by Cha Cha Cardenas on Jul 17th 2009 Tagged anxiety, fear, phobia in Fears & Phobias
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Fluffy

Hi! well chihuahas are picky lil critters. they choose who they like and who they don't. my grandparents have a chihuahua and boy is he picky! there really is no reason why he dislikes certain people, he just chooses to hate them. your doggy macho boy probably just doesn't like your bf.... sorry. maybe he'll get over it who knows. many wags!


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Dieta

try to have him not have so much eye contact and offer her food like diced chicken.
Maybe the dog is just scared of men. He can toss the dog food also when walking around the house. no eye contact while doing this.
The dog may learn he is ultimate friend if everytime he walks about dropping food:)


Dieta answered on 7/18/09. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer