July 15, 2014

Up and down.

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Photos by me. If you want photos by Meade, go to The Puparazzo.

7 comments:

surfed said...

I don't know the vernacular of Wisconsin (Norwegian?), but in the south we call that wrasslin'.

lemondog said...

Ha, ha..cute!

Hagar said...

Fat dogs.

Original Mike said...

Give, yet?

Nonapod said...

My parent's black lab is notmally very mellow and extremely good-natured, but if you lightly grab her side near armpit a few times she'll go into a kind of bonkers-play-mode, circling around you at high speed.

lemondog said...

..you lightly grab her side near armpit...

Ticklish?

H said...

Here's a review of a book (Citizen Canine by Marc Bekoff) that looks at evidence that dog's have a "moral sense". One piece of evidence that you illustrate here is "reciprocity" in dog play. One dog takes a turn as the aggressor; then the other dog takes a turn.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/in-dogs-play-researchers-see-honesty-and-deceit-perhaps-something-like-morality/2014/05/19/d8367214-ccb3-11e3-95f7-7ecdde72d2ea_story.html