A. A pill? A pill of what? Don't give dogs human medicine, ever. You always need a vet's approval before giving your dog any medicine.
If your dog is afraid of going outside, you should be trying to coax her with high value treats. Use things like cooked white meat chicken, cooked fish, diced ham (avoid the fat), turkey bacon, turkey pepperoni, mozzarella cheese sticks, hotdogs - all cut into tiny little pea sized pieces. Try feeding them to her, and then attempting to LURE her outside and encourage her to follow you. When she does, lots and lots of treats. If she's really afraid and runs back inside, that's okay, just let her take things at her own pace.
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