Hard full on dog plays, nothing to fear - dog walking tales ...The number one rule for dog walking sites is don't rock the boat. Make it seem that all dogs walk in an orderly line at an orderly pace and never play hard.
The truth is that younger dogs like to play and chase hard. If this makes you scared, then you need a dog walker for your dog.
Why would you expose your dog to this? Because its part of a normal dogs life. They won't be scared, if they aren't hanging around with an owner who is scared. A dog often takes on the emotions and fears of their owners.
You would be amazed at how quickly a dog matures by being around a social pack and observing dogs play hard, dogs walk and dogs sniff.
And the big bonus is that your dog learning to be brave (or just regularly social) around fast running hard playing dogs is that it can take this level of BALANCE to a cafe or wherever else you want to go on the weekends.