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Forcing Hugs on Dogs Can Amount to Punishment

Posted on: September 29, 2014 - 5 Comments

When we hug our dogs we are sending out our affection and sharing our love. What we are giving out isn’t necessarily what the dog is receiving. To a dog, a hug is very bad canine etiquette, pushy behavior associated with establishing social status, an invasion of space, threatening.