Why Is My Dog Sensitive to Touch? Tips for Dogs Who Hate Being Touched


Adrienne is a certified dog trainer, former veterinary assistant, and author of the online dog training course “Brain Training for Dogs.”

So What Makes a Dog Sensitive to Touch?

If your dog is sensitive to touch, you are likely struggling with an issue that has many negative repercussions. How can you safely have him examined by a veterinarian? How can you trim his nails? What if you need to insert eardrops to medicate an ear infection? How can you take him on walks if putting on the collar or harness leads to a struggle which can even put you at risk?