Monthly Archives: December 2011

Thoughts on the importance of exploring our understanding of how dogs communicate.

The domestic dog spends the majority of his/her life interacting with an utterly noncanine animal, the human. Many dogs today live as the minority species in a household without other dogs and often they are required to interact more with … Continue reading

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Fun weekend video of me and Quinn the dog just hanging out.

I’m on vacation having just finished my first semester of graduate school! Here’s a sweet puppy face to make you smile: What do you think of this post?Thought-provoking (0) Entertaining (5) Informative (0)

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Did you know that a dog’s saliva has bactericidal properties?

I recently read a fascinating study, “Antibacterial Properties of Saliva: Role in Maternal Periparturient Grooming and in Licking Wounds,” that demonstrates the hygienic aspects of saliva as it appears during maternal licking/grooming. “Canine saliva was tested for its bactericidal effects … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday Labrador Style – with a reading recommendation

Here are a few “words” worth reading on dog communication on this wordless wednesday Nicole Wilde’s blog What do you think of this post?Thought-provoking (1) Entertaining (3) Informative (0)

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