Celebrating Labor Day (by Doing Little Labor) September 2023
Unwanted Advances–The Human Kind December 2020
Why Aren’t Dogs Bothered More By Masks? August 2020
Whale Eye. Nothing to Do with Whales. December 2019
Ready or Not . . . October 2019
The Eyes Have It September 2019
Take a Bow for Teaching a Play Bow September 2019
Communication, Plus and Minus. August 2019
Don’t Let the Chain Fool You July 2019
Now What is He Telling Us? June 2019
What is This Dog Telling Us? June 2019
Tiny Signals, Big Responses May 2019
“Non-Traditional” Cue Update October 2018
More Ways to Confuse Your Dog September 2018
Canis lupus “On offense” Visual Signals July 2018
A New Look at Play Bows April 2016
Applied Ethology: Translations and Mis-Translations February 2014
If I Only Had a Tail… December 2013
Dognition Canine Assessment Tests March 2013
Play Bows as Meta-Communication – Video Analysis – December 2012
Clever Hans Revisited March 2012
Super Normal Sign Stimuli July 2011
“Guilty Dog” Viral Video April 2011
Dogs Can Sign Too August 2010
Do Dogs Recognize our Facial Expressions August 2010
Tail Wags Translated May 2010
Horse and Dog Training – Similarities February 2009
Learning from a Dog’s Perspective January 2009
Visual Signals before Acoustic? August 2008
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