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2:30 PM | January 16, 2013
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When my Siberian husky wants affection, he will come and stand near me. If I don’t respond immediately, he will lick his lips and move closer, possibly leaning on me, until I respond. Sometimes when I start to pet him, he will lick his lips again, but if I take this as a sign that he’d like me to stop, he licks his lips even more and moves closer or paws at me to ask me to start petting again. At some point he will sit, and then lay down and ask for chest rubs. From his perspective, chest […]

Kuhne, F., Hößler, J. & Struwe, R. (2012). Effects of human–dog familiarity on dogs’ behavioural responses to petting, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 142 (3-4) 176-181. DOI:

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