How can you tell if your dog is happy?

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There are some really clear signs you'll see in your dog showing they are happy:

  • A high and waggy tail. This is probably the most well-known sign your dog is a happy pooch.
  • Floppy ears…
  • Their body's relaxed…
  • They're playful…
  • They lean in to you.
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Behavioral signs of a happy dog

  • Happy dogs are generally not destructive.
  • They're happy to play, take a walk, or go for a ride in the car.
  • They have a healthy appetite, which indicates feeling physically well and emotionally content.
  • They lean into your hand or body.
  • They're excited to see you when you walk in the door.
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Just like a happy dog, it's also very easy to spot an uncomfortable and worried dog from their body language, if you know what to look for.

Signs your dog is unhappy

  1. Low or tucked tail.
  2. Body position.
  3. Ears are back.
  4. They turn away from you.
  5. Appeasement behaviour.
  6. Hiding and walking away.
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Some simple signs, which indicate that your Frenchie is happy are:

  1. When they wiggle their bottom.
  2. When they give you puppy dog eyes.
  3. When they have relaxed ears and mouth.
  4. When they are playful.
  5. When they smile (Yes, Frenchies do smile)
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A happy pooch will display a variety of tell-tale signs; soft, relaxed ears and eyes, a wagging tail, slurpy kisses and a revealing smile.

Here are 12 signs to look out for when working out if your dog is genuinely happy: Floppy ears: their ears will fall naturally and rest against the sides of their head.

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Ways to Keep Your Puppy Happy

  1. Plan playtime. Make a date with your puppy every day to help socialize him.
  2. Take a road trip. He'll love riding shotgun to the ice-cream store, to the post office, or to pick up bagels.
  3. Hit the water.
  4. Give him a bath.
  5. Beat the heat.
  6. Walk, walk, walk.
  7. Do a dance.
  8. Take his picture.
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Behavioral signs of a happy dog

  • Happy dogs are generally not destructive.
  • They're happy to play, take a walk, or go for a ride in the car.
  • They have a healthy appetite, which indicates feeling physically well and emotionally content.
  • They lean into your hand or body.
  • They're excited to see you when you walk in the door.
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Signs Your Dog Is Happy

  1. His eyes and eyelids are relaxed, he blinks a lot, his gaze is soft and his brow is smooth.
  2. She's holding her body in a relaxed posture versus a tense or stiff stance.
  3. He has no destructive behaviors, even when he's home alone.
  4. She loves to play.
  5. He's belly-up and tongue out.
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