In dog body language, sitting is a very clear body language signal that is unmistakably visible when offered. It may be used to communicat..
When a dog exhibits panting out of context, such as on occasions when he is not cooling himself on a hot day or recovering from exercise, ..
From a dog body language perspective, a spatulate tongue is indicative of a dog experiencing some form of stress*. This particular shaping..
Displacement behaviours are normal behaviours that seem displaced and are displayed out of context. They occur when the dog is experiencin..
Dogs may sniff the environment often to investigate scents, but with careful observation and awareness of context, it becomes apparent whe..
Freezing or stillness in dog body language terms is a very clear signal that speaks loudly. Often it can go unnoticed due to the length of..
I was visiting a friend’s house for a small social gathering. One of the people visiting brought her beagle puppy to the occasion. Everyon..
A shake off is when the dog shakes as if he is wet and shaking water off his body, but as he is completely dry, the shake off may seem out..
A paw lift is when one paw is lifted ever so slightly off the ground. It is different to a paw lift when stalking or hunting, which can be..
Some years ago “Gentleman” Gus joined my family. He was a lovely, large mixed breed – probably German shepherd, collie plus other “unknown..