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Do Dogs Smile

do dogs smile

My German Shepherd x Malamute ‘Jordie’…yes, he is smiling! Do  dogs smile? Yes! FOR MANY YEARS I HAVE WATCHED MY DOGS EXPRESS MANY STATES OF BEING IN THE EXPRESSIONS ON THEIR FACE… happiness, concern, concentration, pain, tension, consternation…yep! And much more. My German Shepherd x Husky ‘Sarah’ – definitely a smile on that face! Does my certainty that dogs do …

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Crate Training and Your Dog, Puppy

It has been my experience, that when we (humans) take a dislike to the whole idea of crating, it is an emotion based reaction. I know that when I first started enjoying the companionship of dogs I thought that putting a dog in a crate was an awful and unnecessary thing to do. That was a long time ago.  Robbie, …

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How to Greet Your Dog

MOST OF US HAVE BEEN TAUGHT  from a very early age to react with excitement when we see a puppy or a ‘cute’ adult dog. In keeping with this our habitual reaction is to walk up to the dog with intense excitement, talk in a very excited manner and touch the dog in an excited way. Great fun for us …

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