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My older sister just gave me her 10 week old APBT puppy named Magic(Her name will be changed soon). She called me very upset and heartbroken. Her landlord told her she could have the puppy but after 2 weeks the landlord decided she didnt want to put up a fence for the backyard and told her she has to get rid of the dog! When I picked Magic up tonight of course my sister cried so hard! Her kids father(who took Magic during the day while my sister's at work. And brings her back when it's time for him to go to work) told me that she's very nervous around men(because my uncle was going to take Magic) because he "spanks" her when she's "bad" :shock: :evil: . Why in the he!! would someone spank a dog let alone a 10 week old puppy! I had to keep my composure b/c my nieces and nephews were running around. I'm assuming my sister didnt know it b/c of the look she gave him.
Well anyway I've never had a dog or a puppy that was very submissive. She seems like she doesnt really have that much self confidence. And is not puppy like not from what I can see so far. What can I do to give her a boost? My sister told me she doesnt walk on a leash. Well I took her out for a short walk around the yard. And she didnt like it at first but then walked on it and ran. My sister also told me Magic has never been crated but I havent heard a peep out of her since I put her in one.
I'm not sure what I can do to boost her confidence. Any suggestions? Also Legend seen her and was fine but the minute he heard my GSD barking at her (from upstairs) he then wanted nothing to do with her. He's very friendly with other dogs. But he's never been around anything less than the size of a Boston Terrier(20lbs-30lbs. at least). Should I keep him away from each other until she grows some?
 

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Okay :D She lets you pick her up. She wags her tail and gives you kisses as long as you approach her very slowly. She didnt try to investigate like most pups. She just laid down on the floor. Hopefully she'll show me her true side tomorrow. I am worried about her.
 

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She's doing a little better today. She went for a quick 2 block walk she ran wagged her tail and played. She went outside and got to play with a pitbull puppy around the same age as her. And once all their ahots are done they will have playdates. Its Legend's twin sister's brother Cannon. So when Legend and Karma play Cannon and Magic can play together. She doesnt have any problems with kids at all. Maybe I can borrow my cousin this weekend and let him spoil her! lol :D
 
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