Wagging Tail = Friendly Dog?
Dogs communicate with one another using their bodies, vocalizations and some marking behaviors. There will be some variance based on individual dogs and breed characteristics, and it is important to observe the whole dog. Seek professional help if you are not sure about a behavior your dog is exhibiting.
• Lip Licking
• Shaking body (the same as after a bath)
• Averting eyes, turn body away (If I don’t see you, you’re
• Sniffing the ground more than normal
*On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals by Turid Rugaas