06-07-2018, 10:57 AM
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Cambridge MA
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I've never owned a female dog, let alone dealt with puppies and weaning, so have no firsthand experience to post with. I know my bonds and attachments and grieve so she may be angry that the puppy came back and then was taken from her again and see you as the person who took it away, but that's a guess.
I have experience with breeding my horse and raising her son and their attachment is still strong and she gets frantic if separated thirteen years later. They've lived at different places and remembered each other after a year and a half or more separation. I've read similar stories of puppies and mothers and bonded dogs remembering each other after years apart.
But the above advice of a vet exam and a behaviorist or trainer is good advice for growling.