Mom of Brutus and Roxie
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Danville, CA
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Halo does not sound at all like Brutus. Brutus is very social. Have the neighbor boy give her treats so she learns to trust him. Some Havs are more shy and nervous than other Havs, but think about all the attention she gets from you when she barks like that. She is being rewarded for that behavior.
If sleeping with you is not working, back in the crate. If barking gets her out of the crate, again she is rewarded. Keep the crate by your bed so she can see you while you are sleeping.
Many owners overuse the command come and dogs learn that they have the option of coming. Do not say "come" when you know that she will not do it. Start on a long leash, say "come", pull the leash toward you, and reward lavishly.
It sounds like you and Halo could benefit from puppy school. She would learn to be around others, both human and furry, and you would learn some tricks.
Right now she is the boss and she knows it. Reece offered some good advice.