I am shocked that my "yes, I'm softer with females" is also the majority answer!admin said:This question is directed at people who either have, had, or are around both male and female dogs.
Do you treat the girl dogs any differently to the male dogs? Do you expect different things from a boy vs. a girl? I don't mean intentionally, but just the attitude you have towards your "lil girl" or a "lil boy". Are you softer and sweeter with your girl dogs vs. your males? Or vice versa? Or do you treat them both equally? (don't be lying now :lol.
My answer is based on having had only two females, both of whom were soft, easy-going, and totally lacking in aggression and dominance. Both, when I first met each one, rolled over on their backs within seconds of meeting me. Both spent their lives grinning happily. So this has colored my reactions in a very unreasonable and illogical way. I've seen some very aggressive, hard, females since then, but I just haven't owned one yet. I know a long-time SchH trainer who has titled more females than males, too.
So I didn't lie, but my answer is admittedly stupid.