Any other dogs do this?

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Barked: Mon Oct 29, '12 2:22pm PST 
This is a quick video I took (with my phone) of Kato and his buddy Leo (the white and liver blob by the sign).

They have met several times over the years and are great buds. They play very well together. But every time I walk by Leo's house, and he's in the yard, him and Kato get into a stare down and stalk each other. Like I said, never even a little scrap between them. And when they finally do meet, it's always a "perfect" greeting or so what I think is perfect. Polite sniff and then play time.

But why the stalking in the beginning? And Kato pretty much only does this level of stalking with Leo. Sometimes at the dog park, he'll hang back and observe, but it's not like the stare down in the video.
Augusta,- CGC, RN

Such a Good Dog!
Barked: Wed Oct 31, '12 7:49pm PST 
Maybe it's just a game between them . . . . the anticipation of the greeting? shrug Or it's Leo's style and Kato has learned it in response?