|Barked: Mon May 30, '11 12:18am PST |
|I think it depends on the dog. Belgian grew up in a house with senior citizens, adults, and kids. Nothing about this house was quiet or not on the go. He would even put up with kids that tucked him in. Ok in all honesty, he loves being tucked in, he is such a baby lol. He isn't easily startled at all, in fact if he is startled, he puts on a dorky lab face and walks off. The only time I get concerned is with smoke alarms (he hates them). He is pretty used to people touching him unexpectedly. You should always be careful though either way, however knowing my dog, a small tap is more then likely not going to set him off.
T.C. is a different story. She would probably snap but then again she was a stray that given her behavior and reaction towards certain things, I am more then certain she was abandoned and abused by someone. Just the other day, I caught her going through the trash, I clapped really loud and she dropped on her belly. I felt horrible and called her over to me and she was sulking the entire time. If she had a tail, it would have definitely been tucked. I just felt totally bad. She either will sulk or fight. I
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