Dog talk

Dog talk: it’s important to know what your dog is saying, you will get along much better, leading to a better quality of life for both of you. Whether you have a toy poodle or a mastiff, dogs talk in somewhat the same manner.

Note: Tail, stub, or rear end wagging. Most people think it means the dog is happy and safe to be petted – NOT TRUE. It is just a sign the pup is very excited. It could be excited over finding another dog to have a fight with. Or excited at the prospect of someone putting their hand out so he can crunch it.

I’m so excitedWagging tail or stub or rear end
Let’s play Looks at another dog and slaps his front paws down on the floor
Hi (from a dog you know)Stays up on his hind legs against you and licks. Sometimes it might stretch up against you