Learn The Dog Tail Lingo For Safety
Tail wagging is part of dog language for both adult dogs and dog. It is a complex system of sign language, some vocalization, and even scent cues. Many of these signals define and reinforce your dog's social position within the family group. A relaxed dog's tail curves down and back up in a gentle U shape. A high-held stiff tail signals an imminent attack. A tail wagging tail is the canine equivalent of hiding the face because it covers the genitalia. Northern breeds such as Alaskan Malamutes with curl tails automatically "signal dominance" :max_bytes(150000):strip_icc()/Dogonattack-GettyImages-893839430-5c3baf8a46e0fb00018f1fc0. Learning the Dog Tail Lingo for Safety . Your dog very clearly tells you that it wants petting, or fears you.
When humans don't understand or don't listen, problems occur. Always remember that it is better to be safe than sorry. . . .