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

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

- 1978 days ago -
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 (99)
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.

michelle t (41)
Friday January 18, 2013, 12:47 pm

Klaus Peters (14)
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 (65)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 4:03 am

Ruth C (87)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 8:57 am
Noted, thank you.

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

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