How to Tell when a Dog is Upset, Stressed, or Scared
As a dog parent, it's important to you that your best buddy is living a happy life free of concerns. But it's not always easy to see when a certain situation, person, or stressful location is upsetting your dog unless you know what body language to look for. All too often, a well-meaning dog owner isn't aware of how their dog feels about a person or the way that person is interacting with them, which can lead to misunderstandings — a dog suddenly biting or becoming aggressive, for example.
Knowing these things will help you identify when your dog is uncomfortable and can really make a difference in otherwise-unexpected behavior like snapping or biting. If you watch for these signs, you'll be able to tell when your dog is experiencing stress so you can address the situation. This doesn't just help prevent behavioral problems, it also leads to a happier,