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HOW TO SPEAK ‘WHOOF’

HOW TO SPEAK ‘WHOOF’

Everyone knows the party game ‘Charades’ where body language is everything and word clues are a no-no.

Communicating with your dog is a bit like that, too. Word clues often fall on deaf ears. But all pooches understand hand and body gestures – it’s their native tongue, so to speak.

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Basset Hounds

Why the best hiking dogs aren’t always the obvious ones

Someone searching for an ideal hiking companion will already have eliminated the lowly Basset Hound.

That doesn’t mean he’s not capable. Dogs – renowned hikers or not – spend most days at home, sometimes around family, oft-times alone. That’s an environment better-suited to the mild-mannered basset hound than a rambunctious Siberian Huskie, one of the top adventure dogs on the planet.

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