Tag Archives: marking

Say Hello Nicely.

I have just read a really interesting and comprehensive blog by Karen B. London in TheBark.com: A Guide to Dog to Dog Greetings To quote London: ‘Despite some variations, the basics tend to be the same. Dogs move toward each other … Continue reading

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Pawing our Pets

Why do we humans find it so hard to just let our dogs be? Must tickle that fluff-ball! Can’t resist scrunching that sleek black coat. Ooooh, kiss that soft muzzle. Coochy-coo…squeeze that little pug-face. Why do I, like so many … Continue reading

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I Yelled ‘NO’! I Admit it!

Little Pickle is my Working Cocker Spaniel. Oh – yes? No surprise then. I feed my dogs out on covered decking then come in and leave them to it. The greediest dog, my Labrador Zara (again no surprise there) is fed … Continue reading

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Marking – Your Dog Has the Last Word?

We all know marking isn’t about merely emptying the bladder, it’s about ‘saying something’ and that where also has relevance. A recent study is about countermarking – both ‘overmarking’ or’ adjacent marking’ previous scent marks. It sounds a bit like … Continue reading

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