Bassett Hounds by Lynn M. Stone

By Lynn M. Stone

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To help your dog accept this reality of life, pretend to place drops in her ears, eyes, mouth, and so on without actually doing so. Give her treats as you’re playacting. When the time comes, she’ll be more comfortable with the procedure. qxp 3/20/06 1:39 PM Page 50 Teaching Food-Bowl and Toy Acceptance Dogs are not born with an innate concept of sharing. Without specific conditioning and training, they will never acquire it. Although some dogs will submit to a person’s interference while they’re eating or chewing a toy, most consider the intervention a nuisance; some dogs even become aggressive.

Qxp 3/20/06 2:09 PM Page 22 Develop Sensory Awareness Your dog depends on her five senses to understand what’s going on around her. Understand this and you’ll understand your dog a lot better. As you read, keep reminding yourself that no matter how much you love your dog—and no matter how much she loves you—she is not human. Her worldview is different. Understanding how she discovers and explores things will help you be a better teacher. SMELL Smell is your dog’s strongest sense. It is many thousand times stronger than your own sense of smell.

If you do yell, you may notice your dog barking back at you or looking frightened. It’s like you’re a stereo on full blast. TOUCH When you touch a dog, it is understood in one of three ways: • • • As loving and nurturing As playful As an attack Soft, loving pats will help calm your dog and put her at ease. Scratching or roughing her up will invite her to play, as she may think you’re nipping her. A dog’s neck and throat are sensitive areas that can signal attack if grabbed suddenly or with force.

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