dogs behaviour explained

Dog behaviours explained

Understand what your dog is trying to tell you

In order to really understand what your dog is trying to tell you, it’s important to observe their body language and listen to the noises they make.

You may think you know exactly what your dog is saying by wagging its tail, for example. But were you aware that this can signify a number of feelings – from excited, playful or attentive, to apprehensive and even slightly nervous?

Our visual guide offers an overview of some common dog behaviours and expressions, to help you understand what exactly your dog is trying to communicate.

Dog Behaviours Explained

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For more information on owning a dog, we offer a range of useful guides, including a guide on preparing for a new dog, covering the importance of microchipping and what to do if your pet is lost or stolen.

Article sourced from Sainsbury’s

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