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Moaning out of happiness

Hi Everyone! It has been ages since I have posted - but I occasionally check in to see what everyone is up to here. And now I have a question! Marvin, who will be two in April, has an interesting greeting behavior, and I wonder if it is typical of some of your Havs. He first runs to find a toy (I think this is quite normal) but then, if it is someone he LOVES(and there are a few women in his life, my sister, and a few close friends) he moans, loudly, sounding like he is in complete and total ecstasy. If it weren't so funny it could be a little embarrassing. He seems very emotionally overwrought. I find it adorable, of course, but I have to explain to people that this means he is really happy, not in pain.

Another interesting thing is that he gets very attached to friends who are visiting for a few days, always women friends, and if we come in from outside he runs right past me to go see them. I'm not too bothered - again, I think it's pretty cute, but interesting!

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My Izzy does the ole moan because I'm exciting thing too! She can hardly contain herself sometimes. Whenever she's really could be a squirrel/rabbit/other person/dog, etc. in the yard, or whenever my mom/sister stop by. It's really cute, but can be embarrassing at the same time! If I pick her up, she's absolutely quivering with excitement and moaning "in ecstasy" as you put it!!

Doc just barks....

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Biscuit does that too!! It is the highest compliment when he loves someone and is excited to see them. Nice to hear from you, Carol.

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My guys both snort when they are excited. And Cash has to run and get a toy too. I think it is cute. I can't imagine anyone thinking otherwise.

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Yeah, Vinny runs and gets the toy/bully and then moans, cries and just can't do enough to let you know how much he loves you and is excited to see you. It is endearing.

Vinny, Lulu, Gabby and Richie too!

Be yourself, everyone else is taken.
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Milo moans like crazy when we get home from work!

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Tito makes a weird moany/whiny/growly sound when I come home because he wants to see me. It is a cute, silly sound.

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OK...this sounds tooooo cute. I want VIDEOS, Pleeeeese!!!!!

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Scooter does it sometimes, he makes crazy sounds when he sees the kids get off the school bus in the afternoon too. I love it and think it's really sweet.

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If anyone has videos of these moans, it would be great to see.

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