Retired educator, and long-time dog owner. I have owned many dogs over the years, including Siberian Huskies, a German Shepherd, various mixes, and currently Akitas. The present crew consists of three Akitas (one a rescue), an elderly Siberian, and two coonhound mixes. I'm active in rescue work, and try to stay abreast of current legislative efforts to impose MSN, BSL and other anti-dog laws.I have conducted dog massage seminars for a local shelter, and am also interested in fly fishing, music, art and crafts.
Please tell me what emotional state you think your dog is showing when it's teeth are bared, and (A) the corners of its mouth are pulled back, (B) the corners of its mouth are pulled forward. The mouth would most likely be closed, not yawning like my avatar.
This is just sort of an informal poll prompted by a recent mention of dog body language. Please don't pay attention to other answers, just tell what YOU think.
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