While unfortunately your dream of owning a talking dog may never come true, there still are plenty of ways for you and Fido to communicate. Your pup can recognise different tones, volumes, and even words that you speak — with proper training. In turn, you understand that their wagging tail means they’re excited, and their whining may means they want a piece of your dinner.
But just as it takes some training for dogs to learn what their humans mean, it takes some training for humans to fully understand their pets. Animal’s behaviour won’t always be intuitive. A wagging tail doesn’t always mean they’re happy, and barking can mean a variety of things depending on the context. It takes time to understand your pet’s language.
Many people don’t realise that their pet’s language doesn’t end when they go to sleep. In fact, there’s a whole bunch of insights about your pet to be gained by watching their sleeping position.
To train yourself in the language of your pet’s sleep, check out the infographic below by Sleep Advisor. There’s bound to be something your pet does that surprises you!