Category Archives: Human body language

You’re Too Close! Dogs and Body Pressure

So you are standing at a party, or in your office, or on your front lawn. Someone you know only vaguely walks up to you. He walks up very close, face to face, close enough that you can see up his … Continue reading

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Lip Licks!

Just a quick body language observation item today. I love watching slow motion footage of my dogs since so much is happening that I normally don’t see. I had suspected for a while that Summer had at least two distinct … Continue reading

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A Little Heavy on the Body English

Part 3 of  Dogs Notice Everything (The Missed Cue) This is really the opposite of a missed cue. The dogs are understanding the cues beautifully, but these are cues I’m consciously trying not to give! Around the time I made the Missed … Continue reading

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