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It's Playtime! 6 Signs of Healthy Play in Dogs


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, dogs )

Cher Away
- 540 days ago - dogster.com
How can you tell when that display of teeth means fun, not business? Here are a few training tips.



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Carol H. (229)
Friday January 18, 2013, 3:02 am
noted, thanks Cher
 

Suzanne L. (153)
Friday January 18, 2013, 10:10 am
TY Cher. This is a good article, especially the "jelly-bones" part to help tell whether dogs are relaxed and playful or not.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 18, 2013, 11:28 am
Thank you so much. I wish I had known all of this before the first time I took a dog to a dog park.
 

kye j. (41)
Friday January 18, 2013, 12:47 pm
Thanks
 

Klaus Peters (9)
Friday January 18, 2013, 11:08 pm
Thanx, liked the article. Our Rotti can be a thug at times and sometimes it is hard to judge whether he wants to play or is cranky. I always try to interpret his body language, but the "jell-O-y" theory confirms my findings, great. No mention was made of growling and I am trying to figure that on out. Thinking it was a friendly growl I had a finger opened up, a lesson learned. When I am not sure what mood he is in I put my fist out and say "kiss". If he does't want to lick it I will leave him alone, just a half hearted lick means, not really interested so leave me alone. But if he licks it like it was his fvourite food, that means playtime, go for it.
 

Tanya W. (36)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 4:03 am
Thanks
 

Ruth S. (313)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 8:57 am
Noted, thank you.
 

Karen B. (8)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 5:22 pm
Noted.!!
 

Karin de Vos (0)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 10:23 am
Thnx for sharing Cher.
 
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