Dogs communicate using body language, much like humans do. Take time and look at your dog’s body language cues to understand what they want from you.
Dog body language
Dog stress: Watch for seven warning signs your dog is in danger and take immediate action to help your dog. Stress can cause serious health issues.
Pawing is a natural and inherent way for dogs or puppies to communicate and demand that we “focus” on them so they can tell us what they need.
Canines communicate using body language and a dog tail message can convey anything from happiness and confidence to fear and aggression.
Dog facial expressions have developed so they can mimic human moods. Dogs have learned making specific faces helps them get what they want.
Dogs lick as a way to communicate their moods, level of submission and to show affection. Dogs also lick to groom and to keep wounds clean.
Puppy kisses are full of affection, loyalty and about 700 kinds of bacteria. To be safe, limit puppy kisses to your hands or cheek.
Common reasons dogs lick include showing love and affection, marking their territory, healing a wound and relieving stress.
Learn to read dog body language so you’ll you know why your dog does what she does and what it means when she’s panting, shaking or sniffing.