Is Growling a Bad Behavior?
Now, I don't exactly get this specific question a lot, but I definitely have to explain to people more often than not that growling is NOT a bad behavior and should not be punished. Growling is a form of communication. We would never punish a child (at least I hope not) for telling us they do not like something or someone. In most, if not all cases, punishment leads to worsening the underlying problem. Now, don't get me wrong, growling is not necessarily a wanted behavior by