Make Your Dog Happy: Reader's Photos

Recently readers were invited to send in photos of their happy dogs with the #makeyourdoghappy hashtag. These are my favourites. It was very hard to choose - thank you to everyone who sent photos and gave me permission to share them.

By Zazie Todd, PhD

Rader the dog (make your dog happy)

Erin Beckett says “Radar LOVES force free training. He gets so excited for our training sessions.”

Trigger with a clicker (make your dog happy)

@Misa212 sent in this gorgeous photo of Trigger and her clicker.

Dudley peeking out of the bushes (make your dog happy)

Helen Verte says, "Dudley's only been trained force free and he's always ready to offer a behavior for something delish. Besides food, and chase-me games, belly rubs make him incredibly happy and content!"

Daks does a play bow (make your dog happy)

Gill Land says “Daks loves everyone and everything and knows how to have fun.

A happy JRT (make your dog happy)

Shelly Fourie says of Sasha, "My 3 year old Jack Russell waiting for her next treat."

Colin (make your dog happy)

William Henderson says, "Colin is a happy boy."

Make your dog happy series

@5_pups sent in this wonderful photo of Inez.

Make your dog happy series

Cindy Heisler says, "Limbo has only known positive reinforcement and it shows! He's a people-lover, dog-lover, trees, rocks, cars, water... etc etc. My goal every day is to get him to flash his smile."

It's been great to see all these pictures of dogs having fun! Please continue to share photos of your happy dogs on twitter with the hashtag #makeyourdoghappy, or post to our Facebook page.

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Zazie Todd, PhD, is the award-winning author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy and Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy. She is the creator of the popular blog, Companion Animal Psychology, writes The Pawsitive Post premium newsletter, and also has a column at Psychology Today. Todd lives in Maple Ridge, BC, with her husband, one dog, and two cats. 

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