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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-23-2011, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
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little huffs

I thought I'd share something cute Max does.

He barks when there is activity outside, so I've always said "no bark", which works most of the time. When I say "no bark", he would make these huffs and growls. I've always thought they were so funny.

Lately, when he would come out with the huffs and woofs, I would say, "Good max!" He looks at me and I say, "Little barks! Good!" Now he huffs a lot. I really laughed the other day when he was playing outside and his favorite neighbor buddy came outside. Max ran up to the fence and huffed at him! ROFLOL!!


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That is dear. Patent that command. Oh yeah , I meant to mention this once before., whenever I see your avatar I think your dogs look like Siamese dogs. ie. joined at the shoulder. lol

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Yes it is an endearing quality!! Gucci has replaced her puppy growl with huffs, the more opposed she is to something, the louder and deeper the *huff*, for mild irritation, its a quiet under the breath huff, for someone waking her up while she is getting her beauty sleep..a bigger huff.. lol

I swear she even rolls her about personality!!

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It does look like that, doesn't it, Dave? I think it looks like they are sharing a funny joke. lol

Actually, it's right after I brought Cooper, my shy rescue dog home, and he and Max are having a playful romp.


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I can relate to the little huffs. Both of my boys do the the little b
huffs a lot.. To me, it is like they are saying..... Well...ok. They make so many different sounds, shakes, different barks mean different things. It is very interesting to learn all the different sounds and actions.

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Brody does it too and it cracks me up because half the time it's so cheeky, like he's just trying to see how much he can get away with.

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