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Friday, September 19, 2014, 3:08 p.m.

Creature Feature

Can you offer any tips/advice for leash training a very skittish small dog? He's a stray that we adopted about seven years ago. I don't think he was abused, but I feel he was never properly socialized. He's now to the point where I can actually hold and pet him and even bathe him. I recently placed a collar on him, which, to my surprise, didn't bother him at all.

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