Here are some answers to things I’ll bet have been keeping you up at night. Why does your dog do this? Ten behaviors explained. Dogs are friendly straightforward and open and they don’t have that air of mystery that cats do but dogs have their fair share of baffling behaviors. It’s often hard for humans to understand canine social cues and body language. Have you ever wondered why your beloved pet wants to chase its tail hump legs and sniff other dogs butts? You’re not alone. This article will give us some insights into the life of your dog.
Well, dogs are obviously completely different from people. Well people perceive the world mostly through their eyes and smell is a dog’s dominant sense. Think about this. You only see your dog sniffing another dog’s butt. But in fact, your pet is collecting detailed information about their new acquaintance. Dogs have anal glands that can give away much personal information. Their gender and reproductive status. How healthy they are and even what they had for breakfast, the smell these glands emit is unique to each dog. Just like a human fingerprint a dog’s sense of smell is ten thousand times better than humans. So imagine how much information they can get from another dog’s rear end. In the world of dogs sniffing bottoms is a socially accepted and approved way of saying hello. The same action also answers a number of other questions. Where are you from? Are you going to be my friend? Who’s that dude holding your leash? Well, maybe not that one.