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A Wagging Tail Means a Dog is Happy to See You - Myth or Fact?

CE Event Information

  • Description:
    When it comes to animal behavior everything you think you know just might be wrong, and certain belief systems and myths regarding dog behavior can be dangerous for both animals and people.

    In this segment Dr. E'Lise Christensen explains what a wagging tail can indicate and important information that adults should know and teach children regarding a dog's body language.

    Running time: 3 mins

    Member Fee: $4.99; Free registration for Premium VetVine Membership subscribers http://vetvine.com/article/181/evidence-based-update-subscriptions)
  • Sponsor: VetVine
  • Presenter(s): E'Lise Christensen, DVM, DACVB
  • Fee (Basic Membership): $4.99


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