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Bouviers should be socialized from an early age to avoid shyness, suspiciousness, and being overly reserved with strangers, although they are naturally aloof with strangers. Protection of the family when danger is present does not need to be taught, nor can it be trained out of them. The dog will rise to the occasion if needed.