What It Means When Dogs Do Certain Things
This is what it means when your dog sits on your feet - I had no idea!
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If you have ever owned a dog before, then you understand how fun and awesome it is. After all, there’s a reason why the saying goes, “dog is man’s best friend.” It’s true! Dogs are incredibly loving and loyal animals who will be your best friend for life.


But did you know there’s a reason behind every dog’s actions? I didn’t know that it meant something when dogs do various actions. Don’t worry, Shareably has you covered.

We have created a translation guide that will help you better understand your dog!

When He Brings You Gifts…

Has a dog ever dropped a random item right into your lap for no reason? Well, there’s a reason why he does this. A dog likes to show off his ability, and he wants to give you a present. Chances are, the presents he gives you are also things he wants as well. A dog is very smart!


When She Takes Over The Bed…

Why does a dog sprawl out all over the bed, leaving you no room to sleep? Well, it’s because she wants to be with other members of her pack, and if you are her loving owner, she wants to be with you!


When He Sits On Your Feet…

Dogs have alpha characteristics much like humans. When a dog sits on top of your feet, he’s ‘marking his territory’ and claiming you a member of his pack.

Alternatively, if you have a shy, passive dog, this is his way of reassuring himself that you are there for him.


When She Puts Her Paws In The Air…

This is a sign of concentration. A dog does this when she has thought of a brilliant idea in her head. Talk about a eureka!


When He Yawns…

Well when he yawns, it’s most likely the reason why humans yawn. Your dog probably needs a cup of ‘coffee’ (not really, coffee is actually dangerous for dogs). He may be tired or bored, or he might have seen you yawn, so he yawns in response (yawns are contagious!).


When She Trashes Your Couch…

Ever come home to a mess that your dog made? Well it’s probably because she has separation anxiety and can’t stand to be away from you for too long. New puppies tend to do this more often because they aren’t used to being away from you yet. You should take your dog on walks to help them release energy!


When He Leans Against Your Leg…

If your dog leans against your leg, then he needs reassurance. He wants you to reiterate your love for him and ensure him that everything is safe and sound. He’s seeking affection, so give it to him.


When She Hunches Over…

If a dog hunches over, then they are making themselves unnoticeable. It’s a survival instinct that all animals have, and it’s usually found in abused animals. Be gentle and patient with your dog, and show her some affection!


When He Stares At You…

Your pup staring at you is the same reason why teenagers quickly glance at their crushes. It’s because he loves you and he’s going to look at you with all his passion and affection. He trusts you, so take pride in that!


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