I Am Afraid of Dogs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 31 People

    The Corgi

    One time when I was little, my cousin owned a dumb dopey dog. For some reason I was afraid of her, so it just kind of stuck with me. Then, a few years later I dealed with my fear and thought it was gone until my friend bought a corgi. Absolutely no training went into that dog...
    Annabelle0009 Annabelle0009
    Nov 18, 2010

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    zoophobia zoophobia
    Jul 29, 2010

    And I Don't Want to Get Over It

     I know there are treatments out there for dog phobias, but every time I hear a story in the news about another dog attack, I think it is rational to be afraid of dogs.  They can hurt people!
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    7 Responses May 6, 2009


    I never had a problem with dogs until walking home from school once. I was about 15 at the time and this dog got loose and went after me. It bit a bit of my face off on the left side of my face which had to be reconstructed. As a result of that surgery I have premature wrinkles...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 7, 2012

    I am afraid of dogs. I never had a dog ,

    I'm more of a cat's person but I think dogs are great companions and I'd like to get over my fear. I can control it but I don't really pet dogs or go really near dogs, I might even find friendly and cuddly, out of fear. I am especially afraid of big dogs ,and I have to remind...
    ai12ci45lef000 ai12ci45lef000
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 31, 2015

    My Biggest Fare

    well i dont have much of a story but i am full on afraid of dogs so afriad that i would run or hide from them. if there is a dog on my way home i would turn around and walk the long way im even afriad of little pups big or small kind or mean i am so afriad. but yet i have no...
    chelbel chelbel
    18-21, F
    Feb 25, 2010

    I am scared and nervous around dogs I'm not

    familiar with. My neighbours dogs were really viscous, if the soccer ball went into their yard it stayed there for a long time. The other day I was at the soccer field and two dog owners of big black dogs, I have no idea what they were cause I was to scared, anyway they let them...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 16, 2015

    When I Was Younger

    When I was a little girl I was laying on the couch...I had some twislers sitting on the table next to me and our sheep dog ((Cassie)) was sleeping in between the couch and the table. I kept reaching over to the table and grabbing a twisler every time I finished one. Then...Cassie...
    MissingHim89 MissingHim89
    18-21, F
    Oct 19, 2007

    Dogs Scary

    dogs scared the living crap out of me. When i saw them coming towards me, i feel like I cant control peeing in my pants dogs please leave me alone people please leash your dogs in public!! thank you
    qdwx qdwx
    31-35, F
    Apr 11, 2012
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