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Wife Decides To Rehome Aggressive Dog That Snaps At Her Kids, Husband Is Not Happy

It takes a lot of time and space for new rescue canines to acclimatize and learn to feel comfortable. Even dogs with the best genetics and socialization records have difficulty interacting with young children. Toddlers are rowdy, able to move in the most unexpected ways and regularly play with noisy objects. When around dogs, parents should always keep their young children under close watch. Your dog must have access to a safe location where it can flee your youngster. There are many situations that could be prevented, like the dog snapping at the child as in today’s AITA story.

Some canines, if overexcited by the situation, may snap at youngsters rushing by. Moreover, there is nipping prompted by fear. Also, dogs may nip or bite in order to defend their territory or resources, but since the OP’s dog would snap at their daughter, it is difficult to determine the exact nature of the problem. The 16-month-old kid of the OP picked up on the dog’s behavior. The husband is refusing to take the dog to a trainer despite the request from the OP to do so. When the OP finally realized she couldn’t handle it any longer, she began to seriously contemplate asking residents of the community to take the dog. If you want to read the full story, keep scrolling till the end.

The bottom line

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There were a few isolated incidences of the dog snapping at the OP’s daughter.

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Now that you have read the story. it’s time for you to see what Redditors had to say on this. It is obvious that the husband is short tempered and reacted for no reason. Read till the end to see what are other people’s opinions on this. Don’t forget to share your own opinion at the end of this article too.

The OP’s husband works 80-hour weeks, on average, so he’s never home.

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Do not wait any longer.

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Avoid making this a tragic news story.

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His refusal to work with the dog is cruel.

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The owner is to blame, not the breed.

True

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Far from too old

NTA

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Your husband clearly isn’t doing anything about the kid’s safety

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It’s likely his behavior will only get worse

Dogs are generally nice animals, especially when they are trained. Knowing the fundamental causes of their weird behavior is essential for effective training. Get the assistance of a trained trainer or behavior specialist, in particular, when there are aggression concerns. Redditors dissected the issue and declared the OP “not the AH.” You, too, can drop your own verdict in the comments below and share this post too.

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