What to do if a dog sometimes curls his lip if a stranger approaches him?

woofsandwalkies1woofsandwalkies1 Posts: 2Member
we can be sitting quietly outside a cafe and he will be fine with a stranger and then if he suddenly feels anxious he will curl his lip which is very disconcerting! He was rescued 9 months ago. What do u suggest?
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  • adrianastephenyadrianastepheny Posts: 17Member
    It's Not a big problem, sometimes dogs feel anxious for a various reason. Try to make him/her comfortable. keep concentrate what things disconnect him/her. 
  • Sandy_Kramer_etcSandy_Kramer_etc BangorPosts: 107,802Member ✭✭✭✭✭
    If you can try to get a picture when he does it.   Does he seem anxious or scared, does he growl.   My Golden used to lift his lip at odd times and I found it was actually his attempt at a smile. LOL.

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