We all want our dogs to be happy! But how can we tell if they are?
Here are 12 possible signs of canine happiness:
A happy dog will either slowly wag their tail or hold it in a neutral stance.
Dogs are naturally supposed to enjoy moving around and playing for many hours a day. They like exploring and playing with toys, so a dog who does these things in happy.
When a dog feels safe, they sleep well and don’t wake up too often.
A dog with a gently closed or marginally opened mouth is probably pretty happy!
Happy dogs stand with relaxed muscles in a positive posture.
If a dog likes you, they’ll want to hang out and ask for your attention. This means they’re happy with you!
Happy pooches have open, neutral eyes that show their calm demeanor.
A dog who is unhealthy is going to have trouble being happy, so a healthy dog is more likely to be in a good mood.
A bored, sad, or stressed out dog may perform destructive actions to act out, release tension, or get you to focus on them.
Happy dogs have ears in a neutral position.
If your dog is loving life, they’ll get excited often – when you get home from work, when you bring out the treats, or when you mention walks, for example!
Dogs who don’t want to eat many not be happy.
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