Dogs use facial and body language to communicate, just like humans. But because dogs have four legs and a tail, their body language is very different from ours. Taking the time to observe your dog’s movements and actions can be extremely beneficial to you and to your dog’s happiness, allowing you to recognize stress or discomfort, and react to potential problems before they get worse.
Here are ten ways your dog can try to communicate with you:
Dogs communicate subtly with their faces, especially with their eyes. Your dog’s constant eye contact is the way he shows you his confidence and affection. Think of it as a discreet “I love you.” Avoiding eye contact, on the other hand, is a sign that your dog is uncomfortable, frightened, or curling up after doing something wrong.
So make sure to read all the Ways, especially number “7”