Do Dogs Know When to be Gentle?

 

When dogs play with other dogs, do they know they need to be gentle if they're  younger, older, or smaller?

 

See the video below for Dr. Brian Hare's answer to this great question on the ways that bigger dogs are able to handicap themselves when playing with dogs that may be more vulnerable for some reason - age, size etc.  

23/10/2016 By Dr Brian Hare
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Originally published on www.dognition.com  Published here with author's permission.