Let's Talk Dog: Understanding your dog's stress signals

Signs of a Happy Dog


Signs that indicate that the dog is receptive to attention or wants to play:

  • panting, relaxed, happy expression
  • body position relaxed
  • lying with one paw tucked under
  • enthusiastic tail wag
  • tail thumping on floor
  • play bow (front end down; rear end up; tail wagging)


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