"The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man's." – Mark Twain, Letter to W D Howells, 4/2/1899

Always watching.


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We talk a lot but our dogs watch.

Body language means more them than words. In many ways it is their language.

You can tell a lot about how a dog is feeling and what his intentions are buy the way he holds himself.

Conversely they are watching us for clues. If we do not display leadership with our body our dogs will know, no matter what words we use.

Dogs want to please us but they also want to feel safe. Strong leadership makes them feel like they are part of a successful pack.

Remember, your dog is watching you.

Be the pack leader.

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2 responses

  1. Lovely photo – I love the mouth shape 🙂

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    August 28, 2013 at 12:48 pm

  2. I agree. Not one of mine unfortunately but I liked it a lot and it seems to say so much I had to use it. I couldn’t find any details to give credit.
    Terry.
    Thanks for the comment.

    Like

    August 29, 2013 at 12:02 am

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