VocabularyFrom year to year many studies on dog?s behavior have allowed us to discover a specific vocabulary in order to understand it better and, consequently, act with him in a proper way.
Among those who have studied how a dog expresses itself, there is Turid Rugaas who has written many famous books concerning how animals talk both in oral and physical way.
In the relationship with our dog, it makes difference knowing what an expression or a movement means instead of another one, as well as understanding why dogs react some way or other.
Everyone who lives with a dog should be able to read his/her basic behavior; this would prevent many unpleasant incidents. Turis Rugass has been effective in explaining the calming signals that dogs use among them for living in harmony.