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Old 12-04-2012, 01:42 PM   #121 (permalink)
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I understand...yesterday in the shelter was a good example, the shelter manager gave a loud screech/yell that startled the pants off me!
What happened was they have a few dogs that wander loose (hey, it's not my shelter, but either way...) and some of the other dogs were headed outside on a leash, other than the person holding the leash stopped to talk to the manager.

She saw the posturing begin and yelled then, before it escalated.
That's about when I intervene, too, or try to. It gives the dogs the impression we're some sort of mind-reading goddesses LOL

I think that's what we mean, Rowdy?
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:48 PM   #122 (permalink)
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has anyone seen an alpha female run a pack in such a forgiving manner? they dont seem to warn they just seen to brutally attack whatever they feel is not following their rules rather than smile and warn like jag does. Just a question?
Alpha females and Alpha males don't attack and brutalize their pack members. You should read a book about wolf behaviour.
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I understand...yesterday in the shelter was a good example, the shelter manager gave a loud screech/yell that startled the pants off me!
What happened was they have a few dogs that wander loose (hey, it's not my shelter, but either way...) and some of the other dogs were headed outside on a leash, other than the person holding the leash stopped to talk to the manager.

She saw the posturing begin and yelled then, before it escalated.
That's about when I intervene, too, or try to. It gives the dogs the impression we're some sort of mind-reading goddesses LOL

I think that's what we mean, Rowdy?
Yep, exactly!
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I am surprised no one has mentioned all the tongue flicking that Jager does while he is snarling. That is very much behavior saying "I really don't want to fight" right in the middle of him making that snarl.

The other thing that is interesting is how inhibited his snarl is--it's almost a grin, with that tongue flicking in the middle ofit.
I didn't notice it, nor know that was a queue. Maybe that's why he is so effective in not fighting.
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This behaviour is what prevents damage being done in fighting. It's the quiet... the lack of social interaction and clear messages that leads to brutal dog fights.

This behaviour establishes rules and rank without bloodshed. These rituals are how canines species survive and don't kill each other into extinction.
Not just canines... Almost all animals.
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