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018 How to Read Your Dog’s Tail & Knowing a Dog Breed’s Original Purpose Explains their Behavior

Published: 06/12/2018
Categories: Episode

When a dog wags its tail, it is common to assume the dog is feeling happy and friendly. There are times, this is not the case at all. Find out how to interpret a dog’s tail then hear about when a wag may mean your dog is afraid, threatened or anxious.

Next, we’ll demystify some more ingredients in pet food, and explain the difference between protein meal and by-products, what is yucca schidigera and more.

Then, if you understand the original purpose a particular breed of dog was bred for, it can explain how that breed is likely to behave. Hear fun, need-to-know facts about a few breeds in today’s “Meet a breed” feature.

Resources for the episode:

Do dogs really feel guilty?  Hear Jean Donaldson, leading dog trainer, talk about if dogs can tell the difference between right and wrong when they poop on the floor in Episode 002.

You’ll find this episode link at the full show notes at www.raisingyourpaws.com.

Guest, Genie Beur, Director of Customer Service, NutriSource Pet Foods. Phone – 218-346-8312.  Call Genie to ask her your pet food questions.

Photos of the breeds spoken about in the “Meet the Breed” feature can be found at the blog article for episode 18 at www.raisingyourpaws.com.

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