Do you ever wonder if your furry best friend loves you? Or just the attention that you give him? The answer is found in your dog’s behavior.
Dog behaviors to look for in your dog:
Makes eye contact – When you look into your dogs eyes and she stares back with relaxed eyes, it’s with love. It means that she is comfortable and happy with you.
Tail wags – Not all tail wags are friendly. But, when your dog sees you and gives a full-body wag with her tail held at mid-height, along with other positive body language, it is clear that she is excited and happy to see you.
Touches you – Comfortable, happy dogs want to be near you. Sitting or laying on you, leaning against you, and sleeping with his head or paw on you probably means that you are one of your dog’s favorite people.
Grinning at you – A smiling dog is most likely a calm and happy dog. When your dog’s mouth is open and relaxed his is probably smiling at you. Go ahead and smile back.
Licking you – Licking can be considered a display of affection. When your dog licks your face she is greeting you with acceptance and happiness.
Yawning – If your dog yawns in response to your yawn, then it’s a good indicator that he is emotionally close to you.
Hopefully this shed some light on what some of your dog’s behaviors mean. Do dogs really love us? Well, if your dog displays the above behaviors, then yes, I would say that dogs really do love us. Let us know about any other behaviors that your dogs have that might indicate that they love you!