Can You Describe Your Dog's Behavior?


Any genuine dog expert will enquire in detail about your dog's behavior to understand what may CAUSE your reported dog problem, whether health problem or behavior problem! Indeed, this is a reliable indicator of expertise: If the person you consult does not enquire in detail about your dog's behavior then you are not facing a genuine dog expert. :idea:

So to help you prepare for consultations with a genuine dog expert of the caliber like these, please find below a list of descriptive dog behavior adjectives that you may use here or anywhere else:

descriptive dog behavior

To easily copy this out, here again in a table:

that you need to prepare for a consultation with a genuine dog expert
affectionate courageous entertaining jealous playful spry
aggressive coy enthusiastic jolly pleasant stray
alert creative excitable joyful polite stubborn
anxious cuddly fast keen protective submissive
assertive curious fearful kindhearted proud temperamental
bad-tempered curled up fickle laidback quick territorial
bewildered daring fixated lethargic quick-tempered thirsty
big-headed dashing frisky lively quiet thoughtful
bossy defeated gentle loving rambunctious thoughtless
brave defiant goofy loyal rebellious timid
bright-eyed delightful greedy merry relaxed trainable
bull-headed demanding grumpy mischievous relieved uninterested
calm dependent happy moody reserved vigilant
careless destructive helpless needy restless vocal
caring devoted hilarious nervous rowdy volatile
catty disobedient hungry obedient scared wagging
cautious docile hyperactive obstinate scatter-brained watchful
cheeky dominant inconsiderate passive sensitive wild
cheerful eager independent patient shy willing
clumsy eager-to-please insecure people-friendly sleepy worried
compliant easy inventive personable sly yappy
considerate energetic itchy picky soft zealous


For dog behavior problems it should be obvious that you have to describe your dog's behavior (and your own) in detail - yet in reality, because most dog behavior consultants are mediocre, you will rarely find a genuine expert who enquires this level of detail from you.

For dog health problems, quality holistic veterinarians indeed will enquire in detail about your dog's behavior to understand what may CAUSE the health issue. While ordinary allopathic vets merely give visible symptoms a disease name. They won't even listen when you give them behavioral clues that, to them, seem to contradict the visible symptoms.

For example, say your puppy or adult dog got a vaccination because you haven't studied our truly life-saving MYGERMANSHEPHERD PERIODICAL on Dog Vaccinations and Puppy Vaccinations. In the first couple of days after the vaccination, your dog acted unusually sleepy and bewildered, with his eyes fixated. When you describe this dog behavior to a quality holistic vet, (s)he will immediately know that your dog has an adverse reaction to the vaccination (vaccinosis) which has led to encephalitis!

Being observant to notice differences in dog behavior, and then being able to describe your observations with suitable words to a quality veterinarian, this truly can help avoid lifelong misery and continually high vet bills (or a shortened dog life)!

So, make use of our experience. All the more as it's free to you.


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    I have a 5 year old spayed german shepherd. We rescued her from our neighbor who was neglecting her for over a year and a half. They got her as a puppy and kept her in a fenced back yard with no toys, no interaction with humans. Besides me and my daughter feeding her and petting her through a fence during that time. We offered money finally and they let us buy her from them. She was a mess when we got her. Chewing up the inside of our home but got along with our two other dogs and our cat. We have had her for almost 3&1/2 years and I still can't fix one issue. While walking on a leash she will try to attack other dogs, pulling me and lunging at them. I walk her every day for thirty mins. For the last year we have been going to a dog socializing gathering at a dog park. She is wonderful there, has never acted up....not once!!! Doesn't play with the dogs but she walks around with them and all the people and hangs out. But put a leash on her in our neighborhood and it's just me and her.....dogs beware, any help would be greatly appreciated.


      Great Eva, now you may use here the best matching dog behavior adjectives that you learned above, which ones are those?
      Also fill out the other important points on the linked consultation page, that will help, thanks.


    Thanks Tim for the quick response, I feel helpless and hope you can help. I just filled out the consulation page, thanks again for any help.

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