A small dog named “Chips Ahoy” would recoil from touch and cower under the dog bed when she first arrived to her foster parents home. Julie and Brendan right away knew the small dog would need a lot of work to learn to trust humans, writes dogheirs

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Eventually, Chips Ahoy warmed to Brenden enough to let him give her 20, 30, 40 minute petting sessions. Over time, Chips Ahoy grew attached to Brendan and soon her fear and anxiety lessened.
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So it seemed the pup just needed more time around people. And Julie and Brendan had needed that extra time to know Chips Ahoy was theirs and she was there to stay!

Source: dogheirs.com