Pets Information Channel:
More free online ebooks tips articles:
Advertising | Affiliate revenue sharing | Auctions | Best Tips and Home Remedies | Blogging | Crafts & Hobbies | Currency Trading | mesothelioma lung cancer and asbestos | Mortgage and refinance | Pets | Web Site design
We would like to thank the local libraries, schools, and universities for recommending students to visit us when doing research on any of our information topics.
Please check back frequently as new topics are added and current topics are updated daily.
Dogs are quite amiable creatures. Much like our human counterparts, their speech is often amplified by their body movements and facial expressions. If you haven't done so yet, carefully study your dog's eyes. Watch his eyebrow motions. Often times, we don't hear them speaking because we're too busy not paying attention to their eye motions. When your dog is facing you and his eyes shift suddenly back and forth, he's telling you that he wants something. Whether it's, "...hey, Mom - let's play,", "...come follow me, I want to show you something," or "...I need to go pee;" well - that's up to the individual animal himself.
Sometimes, dogs will look at you from the corner of their eye, will loudly yawn and fall to the ground. This is an obvious sign that they're bored and they want attention. Your attention.
Some dogs are rather bold with their sign language and will literally come up to you and place their paw on your leg, arm or hand. She'll either gently tap you or downright pounce on you. When she taps you - again - watch her eye movements. Are her eyes focused in one particular direction? Maybe the door, the empty water bowel or the dog food bag? Or after she taps you, does she press the side of her body against you? If she does, she wants to be stroked and loved. If she pounces on you with her paws, this is usually a sense of urgency. This usually means she wants to play rough or she needs to go outside and inspect the premises.
One of my favorite communication signals from dogs is when they lie on their backs, usually with forearms bent at the joints. This is the common "white flag" signal. What does "white flag" signal mean? Well, when dogs play with other dogs, this is their way of saying to one another, "...okay, I give up - you win, you're the leader..." But when they lie on their backs for you, it's even more telling. This means that they are submitting. You are the master and they willingly acknowledge this to you. In general, when dogs lie with their backs toward you, this means that they are quite content and totally comfortable in their surroundings.
Don't be fooled by the wagging tail. Generally, dogs will wag their tails when excitable. But it's how they wag their tails that tells us exactly what they're feeling. When a dog wags his tail, along with his entire body, he's usually happy and excited. When a dog wags only his tail with short, fast strokes, this can sometimes show a sign of aggression or fear. When dogs meet other dogs for the first time, you will notice this short, fast-stroke tail wag as well. This can either mean that they are unsure of the other animal, or that they're going to become aggressive. Either way, be watchful of this "tail-tell" sign.
Another body language sign to look for is in the ears. When a dog's ears are back and flat against their skull, this can mean one of two things: 1) If accompanied by a full-body tail wag, they're happy to see you, or 2) if coupled with their tail between their legs, they're afraid.
One animal behavior that many folks despise is the chewing and destruction of personal belongings. This, too is animal speech. What most humans don't know is that aside from the destruction of personal property, dogs tend to chew things from their people owners, whom they like the most. Yes, I said, "whom they like the most." Dogs are fairly picky when it comes to chewing shoes, clothing, etc. When there are more persons in a household, dogs will specifically seek out personal items of people that they consider to be their master. Although this is not the nicest trait of animals, just remember that when you're scolding Rex that he only did it because he loves you.
In closing, dogs are the most telepathic lifeforms on earth. When you feel sad, they feel sad with you. When you are angry, they try to dissolve the situation with their loving and pawing. When you're happy, they feel your happiness with you. Observe your animals, they are picking up on your emotions more than you may think. And always, love your animals - they're here only a little while...perhaps to teach us the most vital communication skill in the world - the ability to listen.
© 2004 - Animal Behavior: What is My Dog Saying?
by C. Bailey-Lloyd/LadyCamelot
C. Bailey-Lloyd/LadyCamelot is the Public Relations' Director for Holistic Junction -- Your source of information for Animal Therapy; Animal Massage; Alternative Health Care; Insightful Literature and so much more!
New York Times
How to Keep Your Pets Safe During the Holidays
New York Times
While the holidays can leave you with a warm, fuzzy glow, they add a lot of things to the daily mix of your life that might not be good for your pets. Whether it's your treats that upset their stomachs, a tree whose needles wind up in their mouths or ...
The Mercury News
Smoke from fires can cause problems for wildlife and pets
The Mercury News
Our pets are at greater risk from the smoke. The American Veterinary Medical Association recommends limiting the amount of time our pets spend outdoors, especially if they already suffer from respiratory problems or have shorter snouts — I'm looking ...
NHS: Adopting older pets
(WOWT) - While many families may be looking to adopt a puppy or kitten, the Nebraska Humane society wants to remind potential pet families about the benefits of older pets. Senior pets often come already trained, are calmer and offer a smoother ...
What is and isn't OK to feed your pets during your Thanksgiving feast
If you just can't resist those sweet puppy dog eyes, there are a few things you can share with your pets. Dr. Green says think boiled and bland. For example, unseasoned turkey, chicken, veggies, and rice. If for some reason someone at the table breaks ...
CRPD shares tips on how to keep your pets safe this Thanksgiving
Tips on keeping your pets safe this Thanksgiving
How your pets can enjoy Thanksgiving
Asbury Park Press
Millennials are adopting more rescue pets. That's good news for NJ shelters
Asbury Park Press
Millennials really love animals — the 18- to 34-year-old demographic now makes up the largest group of pet owners in the United States — and their pet acquirement preferences are a boon to shelter dogs and cats. Rescue animals are having their moment ...
Colorado Springs Gazette
Pets of the Week on Nov. 21, 2018
Colorado Springs Gazette
Meet Dixie, a white domestic short-hair mix about five months old. While shy at first, Dixie is full of energy, friendly and independent. She is spayed. Adoption is $50. Knox is a handsome 5-year-old red terrier/American pit bull mix who loves to be ...
San Angelo Standard Times
Pet-friendly gifts, tips, and what to avoid this holiday season
San Angelo Standard Times
Don't forget the pets this holiday season. San Angelo has several stores to help with pet-friendly presents, and local experts offer the dos, don'ts and how tos on keeping the pets safe and happy over the holidays.
CBD is safe for pets, but does it actually work?
If you know what CBD is, you may have noticed it's everywhere these days. If you don't know what it is, check it out: “CBD and marijuana are both cannabis plants but they're two different strains entirely. So CBD is derived from industrial hemp and has ...
Pets dying at groomers is a growing problem
Pets dying at groomers is a growing problem. Unable to load video. One way to pamper your pet is a trip to the groomer. But in a moment's time...that cut and wash could turn deadly if your dog is in the wrong hands. Published: 6:21 PM EST November 19, ...
Pets of the Week
This week's Ark Animal Rescue and Adoption Pets of the Week are a bonded pair of dogs, Poo and Cooper. Poo is a 4-year-old male that's likely been with 10-year-old female Cooper for his entire life. Poo is shy but loves to be held and petted. Cooper is ...
RELATED PET ARTICLES FROM THE PET INFORMATION CHANNEL::
The Importance Of A Proper Correction
There are headstrong dogs that know too well that a verbal "no" from you is the worst that they're going to get and this will quickly lead to them ignoring the handler. In the wild when one of the pack is out of line, he is corrected by the Alpha.
Keeping Discus Fish Disease Free
So you want to keep discus fish or are already keeping discus fish. One of things you must do is keep your discus fish healthy and disease free.
So are you ready for a Boxer Dog?...
An easier and more pleasant journey with your chosen Boxer starts with checking out the parent dogs for unbecoming traits like aggression, hyperactive and extreme shyness. This is easier to do when you get your Boxer from a reputable breeder or from a pet shop that get their animals only from known breeders.
Is A Premium Dog Food Really That Much Better For Your Dog?
==========The Scoop on Premium Dog Food========If you're interested in premium dog food, then I probably don't have to tell you about the importance of diet in keeping your dog active and healthy. You already know you want something better than "average" for your furry friend.
Dealing with a Dog Food Allergy?
Just as humans allergies can show up as a sneeze or rash, your dog's allergies can manifest as itchiness -- or even ear infections. In fact, if your dog's allergic to his food, it can cause him to scratch himself constantly, even with no obvious parasite problem.
Dogs & Kids: Happy Together
Dogs and kids, it's a combination that at it's best can be the stuff of childhood dreams. At it's worst, it can be a source of heartache and pain and even injury.
The Artful Dog Shopper
I am a dog lover by nature. I have just always loved the little four legged fur balls.
Can Cats And Dogs Live Together As Friends?
Can cats and dogs live together without constantly being at war? It seems that they very often can. We often hear people claim to be a "cat person" or a "dog person", but browsing through the various pet forums it appears that there are many of us that equally like both cats and dogs.
Amazing Insights Of A Horse Training Expert From The Late 1800s!
Could a horse trainer, born about 154 years ago, teach us anything new today? Would the methods be old hat or would they be useful? The answer is a resounding Yes!, they are enormously useful. The horse training expert referred to is named Jesse Beery.
Cat Scratching Solutions
For a cat, scratching is a natural, necessary act. Besides keeping her claws in top shape, the stretching involved in a good scratch keeps her upper body strong and loose.
Housebreaking Your Dog-Potty Training Canine Style
Puppies are a bundle of newfound joy. You've prepared the house, and even bought him a new rubber chew toy.
Aromatherapy for Pets
Pets can enjoy the therapeutic effects of aromatherapy as much as humans can. Aside from possibly eliminating bad odors and giving your pet a pleasant perfume, essential oils also serve many practical functions such as boosting your pet's immune system, fighting off bacteria and viruses, preventing the growth of yeasts and molds and repelling insects.
Tips for Finding the Perfect Family Dog
If your kids have been begging you to get a family dog then this article is for you. Having a family dog can offer your family a great amount of fun and enjoyment.
Nervous Cats, Wining the Trust of a Timid Cat
Nervous cats hide from people, they do not readily present themselves for petting, and may seem downright scared of you. Probably, this was not exactly what you had in mind when you decided to get yourself a pet.
Garbage-Raiding Dogs: One Simple Solution to the Problem
Got a mischievous mutt on your hands? Then you may know this scenario. You walk in the door and your pal greets you with elated tail wagging, wiggling and sloppy doggy kisses.
Tips for Overcoming Boredom and Routine Stress
There are many ways in which you can prepare for, and participate in, you dogs overall health. Providing the necessary shots, diet and exercise are but a few of the ways in which we may meet their daily health demands.
How To Determine The Sex of Discus Fish
One of the biggest question asked of the discus breeder is "how do I determine the sex of my fish?" There are very few easy identifiable identifiers in this process. Here, we will discuss the methods used by some of the top breeders.
Dog Training: Teaching Your Dog Self-Control
Is your dog one of those that pulls at his leash constantly whenever there is a distraction? A child walks by, or he sees another dog? If a cat or small animal scoots by, or if a car whooshes in front of him, does he tug to get closer? Is he hard to manage while visiting the vet, or when you have visitors? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then your dog training needs to include self-control measures. A child is taught similar things when they are growing up (don't put your hand on the stove, or you can't have a cookie unless you ask, first), a dog requires the same kind of love and attention, too.
Tropical Fish Breeding for Beginners - Guppies and Swordtails
Breeding tropical fish can be a lot of fun. Try your luck at breeding livebearers such as guppies or swordtails.
Dog Doors: Giving Your Pet Freedom to Come and Go as They Please Helps Solve Behavior Problems
Dog Doors: When we think of dog doors, we think of flaps that allow dogs to trot on through. What a great convenience this can be for you and your pet.
Find used office equipment in Ohio at www.OfficeJax.Has.It
Find the best fleamarkets at www.FleaMarketWorld.Has.It
Find electric powered vehicles at www.NoGas.Drives.It
Katrina's pet sitting and house sitting services Akron Ohio
Find homes for rent
Northwest Veterinary Practice
|[Back to Top]
|akron ohio pet supply pet store littlest pet shop pet store supply pet shop adoption pet insurance pet grooming pet pet virtual pet services pet shop groomers pet care pet medication pet adopt pet food pet product cemetery pet sale health pet animal pet bed pet carrier pet name pet door pet nutrition pet wonder general pet memorial pet scan boarding grooming pet teacher pet plus supply gate pet friendly hotel pet exotic pet medicine pet discount pet sound pet tag dog pet supply wholesale pet hotel pet rescue bird pet sitter pet boarding pet online pet store boarding pet sitting pet care salt water aquariums fresh water aquariums pet health pet meds pet classifieds pet id pet tag dog free pet puppy pet loss pet related services animal pet rabbit pet turtle pet sex little pet shop exotic pet store dubai pet travel pet place own pet services sitting flea dip pet pharmacy food natural pet products pet training pet shelter pet finder animals pet rat clothes pet pet stroller pet shampoos health insurance pet fish pet lost pet grooming mobile pet banfield hospital pet hospitals free pet stuff pet finder pet supermarket pets allowed pet kennel pet contest pet photo free pet online pet edge pet grooming pet cat pet holistic veterinarian pet care for your pet sitting eye nose ears pet finder dog clothing Westminster dog show online pet store dog eating feces? bad dog behavior problems? puppies for sale Westminster kennel dog itchy itchyitchydog baghdad dog insider dog training tips remedies report reviews recommended procedures|