Puppy Advice

Body Language and What It can Mean

In this video you will hear explanations from Gwen Bailey (Behaviourist & Founder of Puppy School), about the body language that can be seen by different dogs and why, showing different examples across a range of contexts. This video helps to explain and show how a dog's body language can help us to understand what dogs are trying to communicate.

Grey staff puppy on lead on grass, alert with very upright body language, pulling forward, tense with a front paw raised

Dog Body Language For Owners

This video is a good introduction and overview for owners to start to consider their own dog's body language.

If you have concerns about any particular body language that your dog may be displaying, it is worth consulting with a trained professional who can give further advice. Many of our tutors are able to offer 1:1 consultations.

For cases of agression or where a dog's welfare or emotional state is compromised, a Clinical Animal Behaviourist (CAB) will need to be consulted. You can find your nearest registered CAB through the Animal Behavour & Training Council (ABTC) website.



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