• The 4 Kinds Of Dog “Smiles” & What They Mean

    3 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    There are 4 basic canine facial expressions humans have come to interpret as “smiles”. While dogs share many of our complex emotions , they do not necessarily display them in the same ways.
    An open mouth and upturned lips can definitely be a sign of happiness and relaxation, but it can also indicate stress, fear or submission. In order to interpret canine smiles, we must take into account the language of the entire body.
    Robin Bennett, CPDT-KA , co-author of Off Leash Dog Play and Knowing Dogs Staff Training , is an expert at canine body language. She told iHeartDogs :
    “I don't really...
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