When you hear the word dog, it’s easy to think of a tail wagging, happy-go-lucky pup that wants to lick your face. But in reality, not all dogs are friendly, and many are not eager to meet new people or other dogs. There are a variety of reasons why dogs are shy. It can be their personality, or maybe they weren’t properly socialized at an early age. Some dogs are shy because of a past trauma or chronic pain. Even though they require a little extra TLC, shy dogs are just as loveable and will melt your heart. Read on for more pawsome infurmation about adopting a shy dog.