How to Improve your Dog-Talk Skills: Look for Patterns in your Dog’s Body Language

You might be surprised how much your dog is communicating with you. You just have to learn to speak its language, which is often behavior-related. A dog's actions can speak volumes; you just have to be clever about figuring out the message in "dog talk." There is no better way to understand your dog's personality and nurture its "dog nature" than to tune into your dog's body language and become more interactive with it. There was a peculiar pattern in Jamie's (the heroine of "My Doggie Says...: Messages from Jamie") decisions about "where to be." I believe that dogs are pretty thoughtful about deciding where to hang out. They often choose places for specific reasons. Read the rest of this post.