In this week’s AbsoluteDogs TV Episode, we discuss:
Does your dog play roughly with other dogs and what can you do to encourage your dog in the play the right way?
If you find yourself saying, “Oh, he needs to be corrected,” to another dog’s owner when your dog is being inappropriate, this may be just the episode for you!
Dogs don’t always come wired to have the most appropriate communication skills with other dogs. These skills or natural inclinations can be shaped by the environment, by other dogs they’re exposed to, as well as simply their natural energy and commitment to the party to be had!
Most of the time a dog that is over the top about playing with other dogs can appear confident and yet, actually, they’re lacking confidence in the interaction which is why they’re being inappropriate.
Nifty, a young, rough playing Border Collie demonstrates her desire for FLAIR, while we talk you through our top tips. Working on a specific “problem” (i.e. rough housing) doesn’t always require putting your dog in the situation so that they could possibly fail… You’re going to find light bulbs galore in this episode.
Check out the Calmness Triad in this episode: https://youtu.be/KaojPmzris0
Stop Puppy Biting here! https://youtu.be/loPuYVA_u8Y