Dog Behavior Infographic

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 A Visual Guide to Your Dog’s Behaviour

Do you ever find you are having trouble reading your dog’s feelings? In order to really understand your dog’s intentions, it’s important to observe their body language as well as paying attention to their facial expressions and listening to the noises they make.

For example, did you know that a dog wagging its tail can mean a number of different things, from excitement and playfulness to apprehension and nervousness? To help you understand what exactly your dog is trying to communicate, this handy visual guide to dog body language offers a summary of some common dog behaviours and expressions.