I have a Goldipoo who is amost 4 years old. She is scared of anybody (unless she knows you) and everything, including noise from a hammer, sail boat clanging, trucks, etc. She is very gentle and would never bite but she is very skittish. Most people I talk to, who have this breed have the same problem.
She is very well behaved and well trained, until something scares her. Can anybody help us with this problem?
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I have a Goldipoo who is amost 4 years old. She is scared of anybody (unless she knows you) and ... problem. She is very well behaved and well trained, until something scares her. Can anybody help us with this problem?

What breed and how/where'd you get her?

Todd H.
http://www.toddh.net /
I have a Goldipoo who is amost 4 years old. ... something scares her. Can anybody help us with this problem?

What breed and how/where'd you get her? Todd H. http://www.toddh.net /

The is a cross between a golden retriever and a stardard poodle. I bought her from a very reputable breeder. She originally bred just retrievers and started the cross breed.
They are very popular dogs that have al the traits of a golden and the standard. Best of all they don't shed, at least most of the year.
The is a cross between a golden retriever and a stardard poodle. I bought her from a very reputable breeder.

Your "very reputable breeder" should be your resource of first resort when problems like this come up.

Melinda Shore - Software longa, hardware brevis - (Email Removed)

Bad policies lead to bad results.
Besides being Aggressive towards our daughter our dog is also afraid of EVERTHING.
If you come up with any tips that work, please pass them on.
Besides being Aggressive towards our daughter our dog is also afraid of EVERTHING.

Your "very responsible breeder" should be your resource of first resort when dealing with these sorts of problems. That's what "very responsible breeders" do.

Melinda Shore - Software longa, hardware brevis - (Email Removed)

Bad policies lead to bad results.
Melinda, not sure if that reply was to me. I did not get my dog from a breeder. I got her from the SPCA. I am a firm believer in getting any pet from a shelter. So even though she is a pure beagle. I don't have a local breeder I can talk to.
Melinda, not sure if that reply was to me. I did not get my dog from a breeder. I got ... a shelter. So even though she is a pure beagle. I don't have a local breeder I can talk to.

I mistook you for the person who said that she got her golden retriever/poodle cross from a responsible breeder. I apologize for the mix-up.
I am generally not keen on giving advice about dealing with aggression with dogs I've never seen and in situations I know nothing about because the stakes are so high, particularly for the dog. In general I think it's a good idea to find someone local who can come out and check out your dog in its own environment, watch the family
interactions, and so on, and provide training and/or treatment recommendations.
I have a dog who used to get into fights with my other dogs, and while we eventually got it straightened out it took about a year. If I'd gotten professional help I think it would have saved us about six months and a lot of misery.
Melinda Shore - Software longa, hardware brevis - (Email Removed)

Bad policies lead to bad results.
That is probably the best advice. This poor pup is a mess. *sigh* Then on the other hand she has some awesome behaviors that I just love. She is quiet in the house and loves to play when we take her outside. We took her camping last week for the first time and she was wonderful.
I will keep working with her. I live in the middle of no where so finding a good handler could be a challange.
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