Interacting politely with adult dogs is an important life skill for puppies. Young puppies get away with a lot when they’re still with their mother and siblings. They learn about moving their bodies, playing with other puppies, and the kinds of behaviours that may help them have good relationships … Read more
Playing is about real life. In play, puppies learn how to work their bodies and how to communicate with other dogs. Grown dogs often continue to play in adulthood, whether playing with other adults or with puppies. Playing together is one way that dogs … Read more
What does it mean when two dogs are playing and one rolls over onto her back? While this seems to be a simple question, easily answered by observing dogs’ behaviour, it’s good to question our assumptions about what we see.
History of interpretation
When dogs interact, what is … Read more