Dog Personality Types – Shy Guy

A black dog being shy.

As the name implies, Shy Guys (and girls) are the shy type. They are unsure of new situations and tend to not want to rush in when meeting new people. They would do well in a low-key home with pet parents that are patient in getting to know them and allow adjusting to new situations.

  • Help for shy dogs
  • Confidence building
  • Crate training
  • Games to teach

More resources on Shy Guy dog behavior types can be found at the links below:

Why a Safety Zone is So Important to Dogs

Help Your Shy Dog Gain Confidence

Train to “Find it!” to Replace Bad Behaviors

Five Things to Know About a Dog’s Threshold

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