Doggie Language, and a very funny book

January 16, 2012 at 7:49 pm 8 comments

Have I posted this before?

I have drawn several “dog body language” illustrations, but my Boogie Doggie Language version is the largest one, and available for FREE download!  This has also been translated to Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Thai, … more languages coming soon.

***EDIT TO ADD: http://www.thebalancedcanine.com/canine-language/  – reading body language in context!

Recently I started reading How To Raise A Jewish Dog.

This is not a dog training book, it’s supposed to be filed in the HUMOR category and OMG, it’s hilarious.

Amazon Link

This book is a parody of the Monks of New Skete book (haven’t read, no interest in reading) and the authors say you don’t have to be Jewish or want to be Jewish to follow this program, which is not about training or rewards or punishments, but about “solving problems together”.  Techniques include Praising Dog to Other People, Guilting (in private), Situational Matyrdom, Pampering, and Use of Subtext. Ha.

Pages for your amusement:

“Enlightened Acceptance” happens too frequently in this household :)

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8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. teresavet  |  January 16, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    I read the “Monks” some years ago, and they have their things. Sure, old method, collars, etc. BUT they insist in living with your dog. LIVING with your dog. Go with him to the market, to work, sleep in the same room, play,… that, I liked.
    Love your drawings, as always.
    If you need some spanish translations, just tell me.

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    • 2. lili  |  January 16, 2012 at 8:28 pm

      Hi Teresa,

      I cannot imagine NOT living or working or sleeping with my dog. I would take him to the market, to restaurants, on the train etc. if they would let me! :)

      Thank you for your translation offer. Are you able to translate this to Spanish? – http://boogiebt.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/trainingmethods11.gif

      – Lili

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      • 3. teresavet  |  January 28, 2012 at 9:54 am

        Hi Lili, just read your reply! sending you the translation by mail in a minute

  • 4. Georgia Little Pea  |  January 16, 2012 at 9:28 pm

    Your pictures are da bomb! I recognize those exact expressions in Georgia. These illustrations are free to download? Wow. Might take you up on that. I see Boogie listed in some publications below. Do you have your own book on Boogie?

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    • 5. lili  |  January 16, 2012 at 9:33 pm

      Yes, free download:)
      I WISH I had my own book on Boogie! It’s on my list of things to do!

      Reply
  • 6. Pup Fan  |  January 25, 2012 at 3:09 am

    That book sounds pretty funny!

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  • 7. Lilly  |  March 19, 2013 at 1:09 pm

    “Doggie Language, and a very funny book | Boogie’s blog” discount window treatments definitely got myself simply addicted with your web site! I personallywill probably be back again more frequently. Thanks a lot -Antonia

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    • 8. lili  |  June 22, 2013 at 9:41 pm

      Hi Sheena, I only use ACV once – the smell is so intense… I am not sure it made any difference but Boogie’s skin was already too far gone.

      Reply

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