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  • How to Connect with a Skittish Dog

    How to Connect with a Skittish Dog

    The Bark’s advice columnist answers readers’ questions about canine behavior. Got a question? Email askbark@thebark.com Dear Bark: We live out in the woods, and sadly, people often dump their animals on our lonely road. Recently, a beautiful young Husky appeared and seems to have adopted us. We named him Buck, and we feed him, give him lots […] More

  • Is “Muzzle Grabbing” a Proper Canine Greeting?

    Is “Muzzle Grabbing” a Proper Canine Greeting?

    The Bark’s advice columnist answers readers’ questions about canine behavior. Got a question? Email askbark@thebark.com Dear Bark: I saw a video online recently that showed presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg greeting a dog by grabbing and “shaking” the dog’s open mouth. I found it completely bizarre! But some people are saying greeting a dog by shaking the muzzle […] More