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when there is any arguments in our house, angel goes mental, she hates them, there is 7 people living in our house at the moment, so can be hectic, in arguments she starts shaking crying and running around low to the floor to me and the people arguing, if im in the argument she will jump up at me bark at me etc. is there any way i can calm her down so she sees that arguments aint as bad as she thinks they are. as she gets so stressed. and it really upsets me seeing her like that. :(

in an argument with my aunt and her son once they get realli bad shouting and stressing out and dogs can obvisly sence these things, she chased my aunts son and jumped up as he was making her stressed.

please need advise as arguments are going to happen in a family home.
 

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Angel

HI!!

Poor angel!!! She is probably scared to death.

Dogs and catsare very sensitive animals and pick up on anger, fear, and
sense when something is wrong and danger is present.

Try not to raise your voices around her.
 

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I agree if you see or hear an arguement put her in another room so she doesnt get too stressed. Goldens especially are extra sensitive.
 

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Yep, try to avoid the arguments or put her in another room. My Sam used to try and hide during arguments and Ike will whine. For hubby and I, it's a reminder to pipe down. I'm guessing that with 7 people yelling at and over each other, your house is much too loud for her ears also. Maybe it hurts her ears as well as her feelings.
 

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I had a home office and my first golden was a great office mate. One day a client owed my company 1/2 million dollars that was past due. The guy I was speaking told me that we would get our money once the work that was added to the contract was done. To say the least there was yelling and screaming on the phone. My golden came into the office and practically layed upon me like I was having a seizure or something. I learned not to yell like that in his presence. (by the way I collected the 1/2 million the next day, LOL)

So, I guess my suggestion is don't argue........ :)
 

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I have to agree with the others. Recently my sister, her husband and 2 teenagers (boy and girl) moved into my home along with their 2 dogs - this in addition to my 3 goldens.

The arguing and screaming matches were awful and I finally told them that if they absolutely, positively had to argue they needed to either take it outside or find somewhere else to live. I refused to let their screaming pollute my home or frighten my dogs, and I stuck to my guns regardless of the hour or weather outside. Sorry but I just don't buy into the idea that fights are unavoidable or that teenagers have the right to scream and argue when they don't get their way.

And guess what? Somehow they now discuss things or at least argue well off of my property :) I also have a brother who lives in the same house so we have 6 people and 5 dogs. And now, thankfully a reasonably peaceful home.
 

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thank you every1, i will have to shut her in another room, it not that all 7 of us fight all together, normally just a couple fighting, telling them to calm down is impossible, i know dont argue i just agree as it upsets her the most if im arguing, but the rest of them are just like its your dog you deal with it, thats the only problem with living with parents sometimes lol, but we moving out soon once i find a place that takes a dog n cats, n once i finished college obv.

hopefully know she will be a bit calmer, i never thought of shouting her in a different room cos she goes crazy when an argument is happening , but i will try it. :crossfing
 
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