Have you ever watched a pair of dogs playing bitey face?
No, I mean REALLY watched them.
Are you aware that bitey face is really just thumb wrestling for dogs?
One feints with his mouth open. The other tries to lure him in. Back and forth they go, teeth flashing, each one trying to draw the other closer.
Let me show you:
Now let’s look at the real thing.
See? It’s just bitey face without teeth.
Your Turn: Do your dogs play any games that you’ve looked at in a new way?
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