Video: Dog Park Behavior From a Professional

It’s about 3min long.

http://www.orvis.com/news/dogs/video-a-dog-experts-view-of-dog-park-behavior/#.UfpFRZK1G64

A must watch, it will give you insight into all the things that many think ‘are no big deal’.

A great line: “Dog behavior is contagious”. Letting your dog bark excessively @ dogs (or people), chase/bully a submissive dog, nip/bite/hump other dogs, etc is not acceptable behavior and will end up influencing other dogs to do the same.

She also recommends not mixing toy breeds/puppies & larger dogs, thus our 2 separate areas.

We have to remember the run is about the safety of all dogs, that will always the goal.

Dogs need guidance…from US, this means we should be paying attention to them, their body language, etc while they are in a dog run.

-SUDS

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