Thursday, June 4, 2009

Speaking without saying a word

Meet little Buddy. Right now, he’s releasing stress and telling you to chill out.

Dogs use calming signals all the time. Some people are more natural around dogs than others – these people are unconsciously doing the right things to talk dog. They look or turn away, blink, lick lips and yawn. They also avoid specific things like straight-on frontal contact and direct staring.

Next time you meet a dog, try out some nifty dog body language and notice their positive reaction.

Learn more about calming signals at:

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