Greeting Dogs Politely

As adults, most of us think we know how to greet a dog, but I often see people trying to comfort a dog by saying “Its ok” while moving towards a dog who is growling & cowering (saying please stay away). Another common mistake is something as simple as petting the dog rudely on top of the head (often leading to a dog nipping at your hand non aggressively, but rather to say I don’t really like that) rather than pleasantly on its back or under its chin.

Click Here to view this useful article. There are also posters you can print off to teach your kids or neighborhood kids about how to greet a dog.


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