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    No matter how you play with your dog, you might have the type of dog who tends to get overly aroused when she gets excited. Just like some children, some dogs come hard-wired to spiral into a state of emotional overload in seemingly low-key situations. All dogs need their owners to know the signs of over arousal. Read more on Animal Behavior Resource Institute here: http://abrionline.org/article.php?id=249

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