Although your dog can’t verbally tell you what they are thinking or feeling, watching their body language can help you understand what they are trying to communicate. Obedience training and behavior modification can help you with many behavioral issues or concerns. Should you have any questions or would like more information on training, please contact All Stage Canine Development.
The chart below can help you communicate with your pet which in turn will drastically help with many different types of behavioral issues as well as aid in basic training.
|Ears||Perked up||Up and forward||Flat against head||Flat against head||Perked, moving|
|Eyes||Wide open||Open and alert||Whites showing||Staring||Normal, wide|
|Mouth||Relaxed, open||Open, panting||Lips drawn||Teeth exposed||Slightly open|
|Body||Relaxed||Legs bent||Crouched||Tense, forward||On toes|
|Tail||Wagging||Straight||Between legs||Straight, fluffed||Up, wagging|
|Vocal||Short, high||Short to none||Whine||Growl, bark||High or none|