Terrified to Walk, will not even go pp or poo unless conditions are quiet

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Barked: Fri Jan 20, '12 1:52pm PST 
Hi there, we have a 9 month Olde English Bulldog. She was great up until about 2 weeks ago. We live in NYC on a busy street and while she was afraid of the loud trucks passing by as a 4 month old, she has overcome that fear, until about 2 weeks ago. Now, she cowers at the prospect of going out. She used to be excited. All she wants to do is go back in, even at the risk of going in the house. She has been great at potty training and we have a bell and she would ring it to go out. Now, she rarely rings it. It is horrible because it is so frustrating and it makes us both sad and angry. We have no idea what caused this but we need help to fix it. HEEEEELP!