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Dogs that are aroused will often have their hair stand on end, usually the " hackles," the ... Some dogs get "raised hackles" more easily than others; it's like some people ... His tail is up (due to his breed it curls over his back); he looks directly at us with no ... Taking Control/Deferring (sometimes called d...

What Is Your Dog Saying? A Key to Canine Body Language

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Aug 10, 2015 ... If your dog wants you to give him further direction, he may raise his ... They hold their ears back and the hair on their back may stand on end.

Dog Body Language: Eyes, Ears, Tails, and More - WebMD

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Women with hair wrapped in towel ... They pull their lips up vertically and display their front teeth (canines and incisors). ... A dog may draw his lips back horizontally so that his lips are really tight at the commissure (the corners of the mouth). ... Your dog will also raise his ears up and forward when he's feeling aggressive...

Are Raised Hackles a Sign of Dog Aggression?Master's Degree ...

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Sep 27, 2014 ... A dog with hackles raised isn't necessarily aggressive but can be ... where a rush of adrenaline makes the muscles contract causing the hair to stand upright. Have you ever had goose bumps or felt the hair go up on the back of ... If extreme, they could strike out if cornered or pushed over their threshold.

Top Seven Signs a Dog May Bite - Dogs - About.com

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Still other dogs may have a ridge of hair that stands up down the entire length of their backs. If you notice a dog has his hackles raised, it's a signal that he needs ...

Interpreting Your Chihuahua's (and Other Dogs') Body Language ...

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A submissive, shy, or frightened dog makes herself smaller by contracting her body. ... tail either straight out or up, and raises her hackles (fur on top of her back ). ... Good breeders socialize their puppies before selling them, and some of the ...

Doggie language Part 2 - Ears, tails, hair and posture

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Nov 14, 2013 ... Dogs wag their tails for all sorts of reasons, even when they're ... Nervous or submissive dogs hold their tails lower and sometimes tuck it between their back ... They can also raise their hackles, also called piloerection, in the ...

Rhodesian Ridgeback Dog Breed Information - Vetstreet

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The Ridgeback is the only dog who has a ridge of hair running down his spine in ... They can unwittingly knock over young children with their exuberant play, but they ... He can get along with cats if he is raised with them from puppyhood, but stray ... the stomach distends with gas and can twist on itself (called gastric torsion), ...

28 Dog Facts That Might Surprise You - The Dog Guide

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There are many facts about dogs and puppies that are worth knowing as an owner. ... Some dogs need their anal glands expressed or else you will witness a ... Some examples of phobias we've encountered include thunder, stairs, hair ... An unsupervised dog will get bored in a back yard very quickly. ... Raising Your Dog.

Dachshund Health Problems | Feeding | Raising a Dachshund Puppy

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Sensible advice for raising your Dachshund puppy so he lives a long healthy life ... the back are genetically weak, become loose, and protrude into the spinal canal. ... One in every four Dachshunds develops a disk problem in their lifetime, most ... Some Dachshunds have a harmless skin condition called pattern baldness, ...

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Canine Body Language | ASPCA

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A dog may draw his lips back horizontally so that his lips are really tight at the ... Dogs may also stick up their hair to communicate how they are, which is called “ piloerection,” or ... Dogs raise their hair when they're aroused about something.

Piloerection | The Bark

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Apr 4, 2012 ... When the hair on a dog's back goes up (technically called ... Some dogs exhibit a thin line (at most a few inches wide) of hair all along their back to the base of the tail. ... The hair in between along the back is not raised.

Why Do Dogs Have Hackles? | Canidae Blog

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Apr 25, 2010 ... All dogs have hackles and they run from the dog's neck, down their backbone and to ... When a dog's hackles rise it is called piloerection. It is similar to the hair going up on your arm, your head or the back of your neck and ... Small dog or dogs that are fearful may raise their hackles when they meet another ...

All About Piloerection - Not a Dirty Word, We Swear! - Petful

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Apr 17, 2012 ... Have you seen your dogs play-fighting and some of the hairs on their backs stand up? ... Piloerection is the raised hairs on the shoulders, along the back and (sometimes) the tail. This is most commonly seen on dogs or cats, but it has been ... This reaction is also called “hackles” or “Halloween cat,” and is ...

The Function of a Dog's Hackles - Adrienne Janet Farricelli

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Oct 20, 2012 ... Among dog breeds, the Rodesian Ridgeback displays permanently raised hair on their backs. This is not to be confused with raised hackles, ...