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Dogs are much like people .. They have emotions, they have preferences, they get sick .. and they all have past experiences.

If you have a dog that you have acquired that is hard to 'get to know', or 'bond' with .. you have to primarily consider it's history. An abused or neglected dog may not be socialized like other more friendlier dogs. They need a little more patience and loving care to help them adjust and learn to trust again.

Don't get caught up in thinking that all it takes is treats .. that is not exactly the most 'healthy' way to bond. Too many treats can cause other issues. Patience ... is key. Animals can not communicate like people do .. They use many other senses to communicate. The tone of your voice, body language, and even smells can cause animals to react.

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yes that is very true
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treats

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Be nice to the dog.

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Feed it.....

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Bond with it,take it for walks, and give it treats

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Feed him

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Give them peanut butter :) seriously thats how i got my dog to love me

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peanut butter thanks i'll try to remember that
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what kinda love are you talking about sicko
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well... first what you need to do is stop calling the dog/bitch "it" u should consider them as persons ... Him/Her!!... you won't get your Droid Phone to love you anytime soon... so the first step is to see the Dog as a significant other... you can't love an "it"... scratch them behind the ears... Dogs Love that!!...

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by taking care of him and love him

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by showing him or her that u care show them that you will be there no matter what.

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Dog Lover!

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for some reason every dog I've ever owned. Has loved me way too much. I think it's because I consider them to be intelligent and I treat them that way. Dogs figure us out by looking at our facial expressions and actions. And I think they know that I would never hurt them. That's why I think my dogs love me

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don't be mean to the dog and give it ONE treat every day in the morning and when it does good things it needs to start doing or doesn't usually do. never hit it and if you play with the dog don't yell at 'it' because when a dog growls at you and/or bites you it is usually your fault.

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my dog and i are very close, she loves me the most. you have to spend time with him/her. on your free time, just sit down and pet 'em!

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Play hard to get

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you can't MAKE IT love you. If you want to bond with your dogs, give it belly rubs and play with it

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Give him BACON!

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Just use peanut butter

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Spend time with your dog, pet it, play with it.

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one dogs are carnivioris and also eat veggies what i had learned about dog food is to check the ingreidient panel befor purchasing

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spend time with it. let it sleep with you, take it on walks. lots of belly rubs. when i was a kid, my dog liked my brother better because he did these things.

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love your dog first to love you

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give it a treat
and love it

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feed them, bathe them, pat them, tickle them, go to the vet if they're sick. show your dog the total care he/she needs.:-)

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You know, that's sort of like asking how to make your sister love you. It's more complex than treats and petting. Dogs are very sophisticated and sensitive animals. I have a Golden named Abby who is 3 years old now. Dogs are intelligent, and as I said, very sensitive to emotions. Treat them that way. I talk to Abby, and personally, I don't find it weird at all. Because although she can't understand all of my words, she understands my emotions. As far as what you can physically do, your dog should be getting an hour of exercise a day or more. Lack of activity in dogs can lead to depression. A healthy diet, (I would never recommend something like Purina. One good brand is Blue Buffalo,) and lots of love. Cuddle with your pup in bed. My Abby is like my own giant fluffy pillow! In the end, it all boils down to respect and TLC. <3

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First-- you've already made a mistake with your animal if you have to ask this question. Second-- your attention to the dog is extremely important (squeaky toys worked for me, throw and fetch, I have 4 dogs, 3 sleep with me, one is very attached to solid baseball size rubber balls, boy, does he jump in the air for those). Third-- There isn't any yelling or cursing them, but they are corrected with words. <Most dogs have the mind of a three year old child (fact), so they do learn, feelings can be hurt, and they remember..>

I have taken 2 abused dogs in in my life and they turned out wonderfully.

Good luck to you, for they are a precious gift.

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lovelyday

just give your dog love and they will love you right back. as long as you show them that you love them, they will love you A LOT!!!

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give the dog alotta love and be with the dog all the time it will get usta u and wanna be with u all the time and love you forever and ever

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give his/her treats if it does something good give him/her a lot of love each day treat them like family

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Love it.

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