dog behavior

Over the years I’ve found that one of the things new dog owners always seem to be searching for is “The” cure for their dog’s bad behavior. When I say bad behavior that covers all sorts of things from barking, jumping, soiling in the house, you name it. When the dog gets a little older, if bad behaviors are not corrected, it seems that the behavior quite often turns to the fearful dog or the aggressive dog.

Curing all those bad behaviors is not particularly difficult but ideally the training should start early sometime between 4 to 6 months of age. The reason we start early is to teach good behavior before your beloved pet learns the bad behavior.

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Most experts recommend some kind of formal training for your dog. To have the best possible relationship with your beloved pet, you will need to not only understand how your furry friend views what goes on in your house, but also look into what causes some of the responses that your dog will display.

Your dog is still an animal at heart. Many dog owners and enthusiasts have been said to project human emotions onto their pets. Nobody argues that dogs experience the world differently than we do. Experts know that dogs have their own range of canine responses to situations that we do not fully understand yet.

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Today’s post is quite different and I hope you will make this observation and let me know your thoughts.

It’s almost universally understood by humans that a wagging tail means a dog has friendly intentions. There are a few exceptions, but this is almost always true.

Of course, a dog can wag his tail in many different ways. Afterall, a dog uses his tail for communication purposes. The better we are at reading a dog’s body language, including what he’s saying with his tail, the better we can understand what dogs are saying to us.

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