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Pointing Dogs That Hunt!

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A small collection of pointing dog breed websites that place emphasis on pointing dogs as family and hunting companions. Sites are informational, assist, inform, or offer material about their respective breed of pointing dog. Private breeders are welcomed as well as pointing dog related websites that offer services, supplies, or other commercial interests related to pointing dogs. In exceptional circumstances, websites about other working breeds MAY be considered for inclusion at the ring manager's discretion.
 

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Dog body language- Are you listening to what your pet is telling you? - 03/04/2013
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Our Natasha has no trouble getting her thoughts across to us- especially if we are too slow in offering her a chewy pig's ear treat. Same with our maltese, Samson. He can let it be know clearly that he's just not up for play right now. But how do we know what's being thought, felt, and well yes, said? We just listen, look, and watch. Dogs are very expressive and we must be attentive to their expressions. Dogs are a whole body communicator, not just one part or another. It is important to view the whole picture, your dog and the situation or context he’s in, in order to accurately determine what he’s trying to say to get the complete message your dog is telling you. They use facial expressions, ear set, tail carriage and overall demeanor to signal their intentions and feelings to others. In Summary: Each body part makes up the whole very expressive dog. Here is a list of things to remember about a dog's body language: Approach Advancing: indicates dominance or aggression Retreating: indicates fear or anxiety Facing squarely: indicates confidence, dominance or aggression Standing sideways: indicates confidence without asserting dominance  Posture Leaning forward: indicates confidence and interest Leaning forward with stiff legged stance: indicates dominance or aggressive intention Leaning backward: indicates fear or submission Body or head lowered: indicates fear, anxiety or submission Body or head lowered and twisted: indicates submission Body lowered on front end on...

Dog body language- Are you listening to what your pet is telling you?



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