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Old 02-22-2012, 03:48 PM
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Default Tail wagging

How does your dog wag their tail?

I've noticed Teagan never wags her tail in the down, lowered position or even with her body lengthwise. She always wags her tail when its pretty much straight in the air. And its never a big wag its just a little wag. That moves only about 2-3 inches

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Old 02-22-2012, 04:07 PM
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Ripley wags his from side to side really fast. We joke that he's a wannabe Cocker Spaniel. Keira just kind of twitches her tail to one side slowly. Sometimes she'll give you two twitches if she's really happy, and I've seen her wag it in a circle before too. Usually though, she moves her bum to the side and stands awkwardly with her head kind of turned up looking at you, complete with a tail twitch when she's happy. It's confusing to explain, but it's cute... and odd.

Dance wags hers from side to side at a nice, even pace. She carries it mid way most of the time, but if she's having a lot of fun she carries it higher so it kind of curls over her back. She wags it the same way no matter where her tail is held. If she's carrying it low, which isn't really that often unless she's unsure, she wags the tip of her tail slightly. And she wags it really, really fast if she's sitting. If she's really super excited, her bum wiggles too fast to even notice the tail.
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Old 02-22-2012, 04:35 PM
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Caleb doesn't wag his tail- he wags his entire back end from side to side. Hence the nickname "Wiggle Butt".
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Old 02-22-2012, 04:50 PM
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Radar is the same as Teagan, he only wags it if it is completely upright and it is just a quick couple of wags. Then he either over what ever made him happy, moved onto playing or flopped over for belly rubs

Desoto is your typical aussie, he wiggles his whole body and dances around.

Duke usually wags just his tail, upright and continuously. Usually wiping everything off of every surface whilst doing so.

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Old 02-22-2012, 05:14 PM
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Riley swings his tail in a circle like a propeller... makes my mother laugh every time. Mick and Murph just do the normal side to side, the happier they are, the harder they wag, although Murphy will add a 'Whoowoo!' if he's really hyped.
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Old 02-22-2012, 05:34 PM
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Um its kind of hard to tell with all that hair.

Mostly it looks like its up and doing the helicopter.
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Old 02-22-2012, 05:38 PM
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Todd wags down, its a gentle wag. Lucy's wags in every which way a tail can possibly go, it had no pattern to it ever! Katy's is usually up, and it often goes round in circles, just like Maddy's tail used to.

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Old 02-22-2012, 05:44 PM
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Romeo wags his tail in a circular motion, like a helicopter.. lol it's quite odd.

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Old 02-22-2012, 06:37 PM
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It depends on what emotion she's feeling. When she's greeting someone she loves, it's the whole helicopter thing, when she's sleepy, it's just the last two inches twitching, when she's aroused because of a strange dog, it's up in the air, and slow... So, lots of ways.
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Old 02-22-2012, 07:43 PM
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Super fast and up. It's an adorable nub wag.

Megan's Bailey has the BEST tail/stub wag

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