Apr 4, 2012 ... When the hair on a dog's back goes up (technically called ... While sometimes
aggressive dogs do exhibit piloerection, it is not true that it's ... a few inches wide)
of hair all along their back to the base of the tail. ... The most confusing pattern is
when a dog exhibits a patch of hair that is raised at the s...
Sep 27, 2014 ... Have you ever had goose bumps or felt the hair go up on the back ... On a dog
you can see the raised hair across the shoulders in a broad swathe. ... If extreme,
they could strike out if cornered or pushed over their threshold.
Feb 23, 2016 ... Learn why dogs raise their hackles and the function behind this mechanism. ...
Why Do the Hackles Raise? The dog's ... Note: Among dog breeds, the
Rhodesian Ridgeback displays permanently raised hair on their backs.
Sep 2, 2015 ... Dogs occasionally use their coats as a means to express emotion, as well. ... If a
dog's hair is pointing straight up to the sky the whole way down his back, it may
be because ... Casually, it also is called "raising the hackles." Intimidation. In
some cases, a dog's hair standing up can point to the de...
Oct 4, 2011 ... Well, I have good news for you, dogs do “talk” to us, and they do it a lot. ... the
body is stiff vs relaxed, hair along the top of the back (piloerection), and the tail. ...
Dogs that are uncomfortable will often lick their lips. .... What does it mean when
in a standing position, she raises one paw and it is folded dow...
May 27, 2009 ... The tail can tell you a lot about your dogs' mood. A level or low ... Some dogs will
also raise the hair on their back. This is very important to pay ...
Apr 17, 2012 ... It's not always a perfect line of raised hair and can be seen in ... My dog is the first
type, with a straight line of raised hairs along the back and to ...
Does anyone else dog do this with his hair, just curious what it ... The hair on their
back that raises/stands up is called their hackles Smile .
He does not growl, he just sniffs around their mouths a lot. ... Does the hair on his
back mean agression or does it mean he is fearful or .... The dog's feeling of
raised hackles can be associated with the stimulus that caused it.
Sep 1, 2011 ... Why do some dogs' hairs stand up then, and others don't? ... All dogs can raise
the hair on their neck and/or back when alerted, angry or ...