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Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care
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Ever Hear Of A Dog Licking To Indicate "Yes" To A Question?

by Jim Schueller
(Cascade, IA)


My Aussie Hank will tell me what he wants by a lick when I ask him a question. So he will come and sit in front of me and just stare.

I know what he wants by asking questions until he licks (meaning "yes"). Ever hear of this behavior?

He is quite smart which goes without saying.

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Calming signals
by: Anonymous

Lip licking is actually a calming signal. You can learn more about these with a quick google search.

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