Animal Behavior: What is My Dog Saying?

Written by C. Bailey-Lloyd/Lady Camelot

Animal Behavior: What is My Dog Saying?

Dogs are quite amiable creatures. Much like our human counterparts, their speech is often amplified by their body movements and facial expressions. If you haven't done so yet, carefully study your dog's eyes. Watch his eyebrow motions. Often times, we don't hear them speaking because we're too busy not paying attention to their eye motions. When your dog is facing you and his eyes shift suddenly back and forth, he's telling you that he wants something. Whether it's, "...hey, Mom - let's play,", "...come follow me, I want to show you something," or "...I need to go pee;" well - that's up torepparttar individual animal himself.

Sometimes, dogs will look at you fromrepparttar 125414 corner of their eye, will loudly yawn and fall torepparttar 125415 ground. This is an obvious sign that they're bored and they want attention. Your attention.

Some dogs are rather bold with their sign language and will literally come up to you and place their paw on your leg, arm or hand. She'll either gently tap you or downright pounce on you. When she taps you - again - watch her eye movements. Are her eyes focused in one particular direction? Mayberepparttar 125416 door,repparttar 125417 empty water bowel orrepparttar 125418 dog food bag? Or after she taps you, does she pressrepparttar 125419 side of her body against you? If she does, she wants to be stroked and loved. If she pounces on you with her paws, this is usually a sense of urgency. This usually means she wants to play rough or she needs to go outside and inspectrepparttar 125420 premises.

One of my favorite communication signals from dogs is when they lie on their backs, usually with forearms bent atrepparttar 125421 joints. This isrepparttar 125422 common "white flag" signal. What does "white flag" signal mean? Well, when dogs play with other dogs, this is their way of saying to one another, "...okay, I give up - you win, you'rerepparttar 125423 leader..." But when they lie on their backs for you, it's even more telling. This means that they are submitting. You arerepparttar 125424 master and they willingly acknoweldge this to you. In general, when dogs lie with their backs toward you, this means that they are quite content and totally comfortable in their surroundings.

Don't be fooled byrepparttar 125425 wagging tail. Generally, dogs will wag their tails when excitable. But it's how they wag their tails that tells us exactly what they're feeling. When a dog wags his tail, along with his entire body, he's usually happy and excited. When a dog wags only his tail with short, fast strokes, this can sometimes show a sign of aggression or fear. When dogs meet other dogs forrepparttar 125426 first time, you will notice this short, fast-stroke tail wag as well. This can either mean that they are unsure ofrepparttar 125427 other animal, or that they're going to become aggressive. Either way, be watchful of this "tail-tell" sign.

Romantic Gifts to buy for Men

Written by Matthew Seigneur

Romantic Gifts to buy for Men Are you looking for great romantic gift ideas forrepparttar love of your life? The internet has opened uprepparttar 125413 whole world to you with just a click of your mouse. Finding romantic gifts online has never been so easy. The man in your life will love any gifts that you can find.

Chocolates are a wonderful romantic gift idea for every man. Now, you can even find chocolates from all overrepparttar 125414 world like Sweden and France. You can purchase them in their own gift boxes or nice mahogany boxes with drawers that your man can use after he has eaten all his romantic chocolates.

Forrepparttar 125415 frisky man and couples you can find many romantic gifts that are for bedroom games. Massage oils, books, and even board games to spice up an evening of romance for you and your love. Romantic and sexy lingerie can be found for both of you on many websites. These types of romantic gifts are sure to put a smile on your manís face.

A weekend getaway is always a great romantic gift. Invite that special man of yours to a weekend retreat torepparttar 125416 beach or torepparttar 125417 mountains. Be sure that you do not give anyone any information of where you will be because this weekend is for romance.

Romantic movies can be great gift ideas if you man enjoys those type of movies. Even movies whererepparttar 125418 man isrepparttar 125419 hero are great movies for any man. The movies do not have to be mushy to be romantic. The Titanic is a great example. It was a love story but has plenty of action that any man would enjoy. Buy him some DVDís that he will enjoy.

Champagne is another romantic gift that your man would love. You can choose many different romantic gift sets that include champagne. Some have chocolates, or cheese and crackers. Just choose which ever he would enjoyrepparttar 125420 most. Haverepparttar 125421 fireplace lit, romantic music playing, and a blanket onrepparttar 125422 floor. He is sure to getrepparttar 125423 hint!

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