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Old 02-11-2010, 12:36 PM
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I've noticed a certain behavior with sadie lately. She doesn't do it all the time but on occasion she will point. Alot of times to our cat... before chasing after her. Is pointing a behavior of labs...or even pitbulls?
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Old 02-11-2010, 12:40 PM
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Pointing is a behavior in many breeds...it's part of a chain of prey behaviors.
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Old 02-11-2010, 07:47 PM
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I agree with corgipower - my old dog (she's my avatar), a 40 lb. beagle/terrier/something mix, would point moles before diving nose first into the ground to dig them up. No rodent was safe from her...
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Old 02-11-2010, 08:04 PM
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The paw up, or point, is part of the predatory stalk. However, it can also indicate submission. He's telling the cat that he doesn't mean it, like a play bow while growling.
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