Aggressive 5yr Old Female Mix Rescue From Another Country
Jip in Thailand
I have just adopted a rescue dog, Jip, from Thailand. She had lived in a shelter with many other dogs, all her life (5yrs). She had a long week, from the flight, to living in another city for 4 days with a foster until I could get her today. After driving 4 hours today to get home, she slept most the way and was very sweet. But when I brought her home, that is where she met my other rescue dog, Dexter. I have had Dexter for 5 yrs, since he was a pup, and is very well behaved and listens to me. I am his "alpha".
When I first introduced them, it was sniffing as usual. However, a short time later, she was given a toy. When Dexter came near she beared her teeth and growled. She even did that with his toys. I took away the toys hoping that would end the matter. But then she took possession of that and that is when the altercation occured.
I yelled for them to stop, nothing happened. I moved closer to both dogs, then they took notice of me and started to back away. I sent Dexter to the other room and waited until Jip layed down.
I know it is very different for her here and that she has been through a lot this last week and more. It truly has been a hard life. I am hoping with hard work and love and affection she will be a great addition to our home.