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“Predicting and Handling Aggression” in dogs, a lecture with Sue Sternberg

I’m in the process of watching an excellent series of lectures on dvd, “Predicting and Handling Aggression,” given by Sue Sternberg (2011). She just mentioned an interesting aside that I thought I’d share. When talking about what a “friendly” dog … Continue reading

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A dog’s behavioral displays are always a combination of genes and environment.

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As with any human or other-than-human animal, all behaviors are a combination of genetic makeup and environmental influence. Communication is included in this statement, which means that canine communication and body language is a mix of inherent and learned behavioral … Continue reading

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