Understanding Dog Gestures: Why He Does What He Does?




Having a pet dog is the best feeling in the world. But, let’s face it, as much as we love our naughty mess makers, we don’t always understand what they are up to, or why do they do what they do.

At PeaksNPaws, we try hard to read your dog’s mind as well as yours. All our dog products, be it the squeaky dog toys or the yak milk dog chews, are created with both you and your fur-ball in mind. Much like you, we want to make life better for our furry four-legged friends. But, caring for them is no easy job. So, hats off to dedicated dog parents like you, who go out of their way to care for them.

In this blog post, we will talk about some of the most common dog behaviors and body language queues, and how to interpret them. Hope this helps you understand and train your dog better.

 Whining- Okay, so this one is as common as it is tricky. Dogs whine all the time but for different reasons, and to communicate different emotions. A dog is most likely to whine when he is hungry or thirsty. He could be whining when he wants attention or when one of his favourite dog toys is stuck under the couch. Sometimes, dogs whine to express physical or emotional distress. So, how do you know what is what? Well, once you spend enough time with your pet, you will be able to figure it out. However, if the whining continues incessantly, it’s best to take him to the vet.

Chewing- Your dog loves to do this just as he loves you. Chewing comes naturally to dogs, and your smell gives your dog a sense of familiarity. So, naturally, all your coveted belongings end up becoming your dog's favorite chew toys. However, with consistent training, it is possible to correct behaviors like this. Give him something fun to chew on; something which isn’t a personal belonging, like the like antler bones for dogs.

Antler dog chews serve as best bones for aggressive chewers. They are fun coupled with nutrition. They are 100% natural; they are rich in vitamins and minerals, and they promote good dental health in your dog. For more information on dog toys for aggressive chewers, check out this blog: https://www.peaksnpaws.com/blogs/blog/my-dog-ate-my-couch-for-lunch

Compulsive Biting, Scratching and Licking- Dogs lick you to say ‘I love you’. They bite you playfully to show affection. But this whole licking and biting business can get out of hand. Especially if your dog licks, bites and scratches himself incessantly at one spot. If you think your dog is doing this, check for dry skin and allergies. However, this can also be a sign of boredom or anxiety. Make sure your dog gets enough exercise. And give him something challenging to chew on like the yak milk dog chews. These dog chews are sturdy and help your dog release excess energy.

The Conclusion

Well, these are just a few of the basic quirks that you will come across in your dog. Understanding dog gestures accurately requires time, patience and firsthand experience. But there is one thing you will find out rather quickly: your dog smiles on receiving gifts from PeaksNPaws. Don’t believe us? Figure it out for yourself. Place your order https://www.peaksnpaws.com/collections/dog-toys, get 15% off on your first order and free shipping anywhere in the US. Go ahead, order now!




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