Dogs ‘speak’ with us all the time. Since they are not able to speak with the help of words, they use their body language as non-verbal mean of communication.
It is beyond doubts, that every Husky owner should know basic dog body language signals to understand his or her pet mood. In this article we are going to tell you about Husky body language.
The Husky have relaxed body and face with tail and ears are kept in ‘neutral’ position. The mouth of the dog should be slightly open with its tongue is showing. The tail is down and relaxed.
When the Husky is assessing the situation and trying to choose the behavior pattern, the dog will always be alert and wary. The body is tense, ears and tail are erected. Husky has focused and motionless glance. The dog may wag its tail very fast. The mouth is closed, the eyes are wide open.
When the Husky is Excited
Usually, the dogs are excited when they are eager to play or are in a dominant position. Excited dogs open their mouths and relax their muscles. Also, Husky may produce a deep and low bark. The tail is erect and may be flagging.
If the Dog is Fearful
When the Husky is fearful, it will try to shrink and look smaller. Scared dogs have ears flattened down against their heads and their tails are low between their legs. The body of the frightened Husky is very tense.
The Husky is Submissive or Has Extreme Fear
When the dog is submissive or has extreme fear, it will always fall on its back exposing its belly with its tail tucked. In this moment the eyes are partly closed, ears are flat and back.
The Husky may show such a behavior communication with other dogs, as well as with humans. The dog is trying to show its lower status and avoid physical confrontation.
The Dog is Stressed or Distressed
When the Husky has a social or environmental stress, it will always down its tail and lower the body. The ears are back and the dog is sweating through pads.
Husky Different Behaviors
- The dog circles and sniffs: the universal dog greeting among the dogs and, sometimes, human. The greeting starts nose to nose and proceeds under the tail, where the most important information is ‘concentrated’.
- The dog mounts on another dog: mounting another dog or attempting to mount a person is a mean to show dominance (especially in males). The Husky is dominant when it has higher position and has power over the others.
- The Husky paws another dog: a dog who places its paws or chin on the shoulder of another dog is trying to show its dominance.
- If the Husky tilts its head: this funny and cute look means that a dog is puzzled or curious about something (for example, when the dog hears some unknown sound).
Now you know basic Husky behavior patterns that will tell you about the mood of your pet.