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The Science Behind a Dog’s Tail Wag

Posted on: November 4, 2013 - 1 Comment

The way your dog wags his tail may mean more than you think. Scientists have discovered that the direction of a tail wag can indicate a dog's mood. A tail wagging more to the right (from the dog's perspective) indicates a relaxed, happy dog, while a tail wagging more to the left indicates an anxious Read More

The Science Behind Positive Training

Posted on: December 14, 2009 - 7 Comments

"The great thing about science is that you're free to disagree with it, but you'll be wrong" Our understanding of how dogs think, feel and learn is constantly evolving. The more heavy-handed approaches that were so commonly used in dog training decades ago were borne out of an attempt to apply what people thought they Read More