When you watch dogs play do you ever really look at them? Do you notice how there seems to be one dog leading the others? Or there is one dog that lags behind the others, seemingly waiting for them to make a move first?
You may simply be thinking that one dog is more enthusiastic than the other. Or maybe one dog is shier. But there is an acting a study going on trying to figure out why dogs react the way they do with one another. This begins with a Canine Behavioral Assessment and Research Questionnaire (C-BARQ).
This begins with a Canine Behavioral Assessment and Research Questionnaire (C-BARQ).
It has everything to do with canine rivalry, those who rate high and others that are easier going.
After the break go over to the next page and read up on this fascinating study and the impact it may have on your dog’s future decision making!