The Rhodesian ridgeback is a dog breed developed in Rhodesia, now
Zimbabwe. Its European .... It consists of a fan-like area formed by two whorls of
hair (called "crowns") and tapers from ...
Apr 4, 2012 ... When the hair on a dog's back goes up (technically called ... pattern is when a
dog exhibits a patch of hair that is raised at the shoulders and ...
Sep 27, 2014 ... Have you ever had goose bumps or felt the hair go up on the back of your neck or
heard an experience referred to as “hair raising”?
Sep 2, 2015 ... If a dog's hair is pointing straight up to the sky the whole way down his ...
Casually, it also is called "raising the hackles. ... With piloerection, you may notice
standing hair all over a dog's body, including the back, tail, rear area, ...
Feb 23, 2016 ... Learn why dogs raise their hackles and the function behind this mechanism. ... up
to the tail or they may simply just raise in the neck, back or tail area. ... their skin
called arrector pili which are attached to their hair follicles and ...
Apr 17, 2012 ... Piloerection is the raised hairs on the shoulders, along the back and ... This
reaction is also called “hackles” or “Halloween cat,” and is ... My dog is the first
type, with a straight line of raised hairs along the back and to the tail.
Oct 4, 2011 ... We are constantly communicating to our dogs, whether we know it or ... vs
relaxed, hair along the top of the back (piloerection), and the tail. ... you see the
perfect picture, but the second you raise the camera, she looks away.
May 4, 2011 ... All dogs can raise the hair on their neck and/or back when alerted, angry or ... All
of them, but the one known for it is a Rhodesian Ridgeback!
Sep 17, 2016 ... This process is called piloerection and it is mediated by tiny muscles in the ...
Your dog does not mentally decide to raise the hairs (and neither do you). ... but
suddenly the hair along his back raises, the cause is more likely to ...
Does the hair on his back mean agression or does it mean he is fearful or that he
wants to play? ... It's called a hackel. .... Sometimes smoothing the raised hair
helps the dog relax--especially if they are over reacting to a ...