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How to speak dog : a guide to decoding dog language

Author: Aline Alexander Newman; Gary Weitzman
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide about how to understand a dog's body language and behavior illustrates such key concepts as barking, howling, panting, bared teeth, and wagging tail.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aline Alexander Newman; Gary Weitzman
ISBN: 9781426315596 1426315597 9781426313738 142631373X
OCLC Number: 825046862
Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Meet Dr. Gary, veterinarian and dog expert --
For your safety --
What is a dog? --
Dog family barkfest --
Dog talk quiz --
Body talk --
Tugging on the leash --
The full-body shake --
Paw on your knee --
Lying belly-up --
Wiggles away from you --
Freezing in place --
The play-bow --
One paw raised --
Pointing --
Bristling --
What is this dog saying? --
Training tips : red Rover, red Rover, send my pup over! --
Read my face --
The begging stare --
The challenge stare --
Ears erect and teeth bared --
Pricked ears --
The submissive grin --
Friendly pinned-back ears --
Yawning --
Licking your face --
What is this dog saying? --
Training tips : time to put that butt on the ground! --
The nose knows --
Butt-sniffing --
Gossip hounds --
Sniffing between your legs --
Rolling in the stink --
Professional sniffers --
Piddling on your feet --
What is this dog saying? --
Training tips: sniff, sniff ... I've got the scent! --
Telling tails --
The showy tail --
The stiff, high tail --
The crooked tail --
The scared wag --
The tucked tail --
The straight tail --
The happy wag --
What is this dog saying? --
Training tips : Simon says stay right there! --
Hound sounds --
Rapid barking --
Stutter bark --
Slow barking --
Howling --
Baying --
Growling --
Whining --
Whimpering --
Panting --
What is this dog saying? --
Training tips : sounding off --
Trouble talk --
Ear scratching --
Tail chasing --
Jumping up on people --
Chewing the woodwork --
Peeing in the house --
Eating grass --
Butt-scooting --
What is this dog saying? --
Training tips : yikes! that's one loud bark! --
Doggie demeanors --
Calm and relaxed --
Confident --
Friendly --
Anxious --
Alert --
Scared --
Playful and happy --
Threatened --
Aggressive --
Shamed and submissive --
Curious and excited --
What is this dog sayign? --
Training tips : understanding pet-iquette --
Meet and greet --
People [heart] dogs : an ages-old love affair --
Big & little dogs (even dogs that have no hair!) --
Puppy keepsakes you can make --
Paws, look, & listen quiz.
Responsibility: by Aline Alexander Newman & Gary Weitzman.
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A guide about how to understand a dog's body language and behavior illustrates such key concepts as barking, howling, panting, bared teeth, and wagging tail.

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