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Have you ever met a dog that was instantly disliked by multiple unrelated dogs?

I own one (Saber). He's blind and wasn't all that well socialized to begin with, and other dogs really don't like him. Appropriate to this thread, however, Emmett loves him and even after 4 years together Emmett seeks him out from among the other dogs.

I guess that proves there's someone for everyone.
Some years ago we took in an owner-surrendered Saluki. Perhaps his name (Diablo) had something to do with it, but virtually every dog he met disliked him immensely, and he was attacked a couple of times. It was very sad, because in addition to being shunned by his fellow dogs, he pretty much gave up on life when his owner dumped him (new wife didn't like him).
Mustang Sally
Have you ever met a dog that was instantly disliked by multiple unrelated dogs?

Mmm.. had to think about that, and I can't really say that I have, at least not without cause.
I have seen dogs who seem to attract bullying and or dominance displays from other dogs, but generally it's because they have something off-kilter about their body language. However, it's often not obvious to most human observers.
And them there are the dogs - Morag is one of them - who will take "pre-emptive strikes" against dogs they percieve as having Rude Potential. Morag has excellent, and accurate, Rudedar.
Mmm.. had to think about that, and I can't really say that I have, at least not without cause.

Yup. Definitely see dogs that are instantly shunned, sometimes without obvious reasons.
I have seen dogs who seem to attract bullying and or dominance displays from other dogs, but generally it's because they have something off-kilter about their body language. However, it's often not obvious to most human observers.

Yup. It can take quite a bit of watching, but you can tell why it is they are treated the way they are. Poor misunderstood souls!
And them there are the dogs - Morag is one of them - who will take "pre-emptive strikes" against dogs they percieve as having Rude Potential. Morag has excellent, and accurate, Rudedar.

As does Khan. If he ran the dog world, all the rude dogs would be groveling, going 'We're not worthy'. Unfortunately for him, he doesn't run the world, his mom has an excellent sense of when he's gearing up to have one of little "Talks", and would kick his *** for using profanity.

Suja
And them there are the dogs - Morag is one of them - who will take "pre-emptive strikes" against dogs they percieve as having Rude Potential. Morag has excellent, and accurate, Rudedar.

Ha! I like that term: Rudedar. I think Pablo has a bit of that when it comes to pushy, bouncy, goofy overgrown male pups (think typical 1 year old male lab) who often fail to observe the proper nicities of introduction. When he sees one of those big goofy bozos bounce towards him without so much as a how-do-you-do, he'll draw himself up very tall then flash his teeth, sometimes with a snarl & ending with a brisk air-snap. It works quite well and rarely does Pablo have to do it a second time.

Chris and her smoothies,
Big Tall Pablo and wee little Lucy
And them there are the dogs - Morag is one of them - who will take "pre-emptive strikes" against dogs they percieve as having Rude Potential. Morag has excellent, and accurate, Rudedar.

As does Ranger. Unfortunately, he never looks in the mirror. He's the rudest dog with politeness rules I've ever met. According to him, he can be pushy, invade another dog's space, stick his nose anywhere he wants, but if they even look at him crosswise, the Puppy Police side rises and I have to re-explain that if any rude dogs need fixin', I'll be the one to do it.

In my current Beginners class, I've got an adolescent AmBull and a super- lively Shepherd mix. Both set off Ranger's "How DARE you!" detector, the AmBull because he stares and the Shep-X because he bounces. He hasn't done anything, I won't allow it, but his reactions are clear and provide an opportunity to discuss how dogs perceive other dogs, canine greeting behavior, and why Fluffy can't just bounce up and to nose-to-tail with every dog even if Fluffy seems to human eyes to be just the sweetest, nicest, friendliest dog in the world.
I personally feel that your interference in the bonding process can only complicate things.

what do you consider interference? I let them play a lot and they are only separated a short time so they get 1 to 1 time with me.
It will be better that they bond naturally rather than you try to make them bond well if they do ... their business accordingly. If we tried to push their relationship we would likely have introduced on thing...stress...and stress causes problems.

I don't push them to play, they love playing together.
Lucy OTOH is extremely maternal towards puppies and is over indulgent with them. She met an itty bitty 8 week old beagle pup last week and immediatly started to mutter over him and giving him licks here and there.

thats cute and it reminds me of something Maui does. When Cali is sleeping or just waking up, Maui will go over and lick her face. He is very loving and gentle and I think it is very sweet, maybe he wants her to wake up to play?