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Sometimes when people pick up my dog he growls even at his favorite people.What can I do to stop it?

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Vivaldi

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Barked: Fri Mar 26, '10 9:19am PST 
Sometimes when people pick up my dog he growls even at his favorite people.What can I do to stop it? puppy dog shrug
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Luna

Lemme at 'em!
 
 
Barked: Mon Mar 29, '10 8:16pm PST 
Don't let them pick him up. Clearly he's not comfortable with it. shrug
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Bear, CGC

Yes, I really am- this cute.
 
 
Barked: Tue Mar 30, '10 12:06pm PST 
Need a little more information and context here... when is this happening? Are they just picking him up out of the blue or is it during play when this happens? Can you tell what kind of growling is it? Play growling is different from a warning growl that could eventually lead to a nip or bite.

Minpins can be bossy and need early and consistent obedience training and socialization.
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