Unlike their human counterparts dogs really do rely on body language to express how they feel. Here are they key tell tale signs that your dog is happy.
It's all about the tail
Dogs use their tails to show happiness. Tail will sit high and wag joyfully back and forth.
It's all about the ears
Floppy ears illustrate calmness. Content dogs will relax their ears and show they are content with their environment.
It's all about the body
Loose shoulders and a soft gaze show your pets willingness to follow the pack.
It's all about playfulness
Leaping around, playing fetch, tag or a good game of tug'o'war communicates your pets happiness.
It's all about the lean
A relaxed and happy dog will lean into you. Enjoying pats and belly rubs.
It doesn't take much to make your dog truly happy. At the end of the day it is all about love, safety and a full belly.