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Tag Archives: Behavior
I recently ordered a bunch of dog training/behavior books from Amazon. I just finished reading (and underlining! I do lots of underlining) the first one — Fight! by Jean Donaldson. I’m thinking of maybe writing reviews on the dog books … Continue reading
Just a little video from a few nights ago… It was his first evening of practice, and already he’s much more musically gifted than I am! 😉 ❤
Dogs use “calming signals” when they need some space, are trying to avoid conflict, and even self-soothe. Licking their lips/nose, yawning, blinking, and looking away are just a few of the actions that dogs use to express themselves. I think … Continue reading
I wanted to share a few useful articles on dog-dog introductions. This is also especially relevant because I may possibly be adopting my very own dog. (Update and information coming soon!) “Introducing Your Dog to a New Dog” – ASPCA … Continue reading
*Please do not attempt to touch someone’s dog without asking for permission first, and even if the person assures you that it’s fine, observe the dog’s body language and only proceed if the dog seems relaxed and willing.* Many people, … Continue reading