狗可以出于各种原因 – 恐惧，支配，守卫。无论狗的攻击性是什么原因，如果他要咬狗，狗都能告诉你。知道要寻找什么可以帮助你。
Often when a dog is about to become aggressive, his body language is a dead giveaway – no pun intended. A comfortable, happy dog usually has a relaxed body with their ears low and a happy, wagging tail. An is just the opposite. Their entire body may go stiff, and their ears and tail are raised high. If you reach out to pet a dog, and their entire body freezes rather than wiggling to get closer, they are not happy with being touched. It’s time to move away to make them more comfortable.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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Lip Licking, Yawning and Averting Gaze
If you notice a dog is (when food is not involved), yawning repeatedly, or turning their head to avoid meeting your gaze, they are trying to tell you something. Dogs engage in these behaviors to let you know they are uncomfortable with something going on around them. For instance, a dog who has never been around children may lick their lips or yawn when a child comes over to pet them. It does not necessarily mean that they are about to bite, but it is a warning that they are not comfortable. A dog who is uncomfortable, afraid, or stressed is more likely to bite. Your best bet when a dog uses one of these is to try to alleviate their discomfort.
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Cowering and Tail Tucking
Cowering and tail tucking are more overt signs than lip licking or yawning that you are . While don’t always bite, fear does increase the likelihood. If you encounter a dog who cowers away from you with their tail tucked between their legs, back off. Let them approach you in their own time, and they’ll be less likely to feel the need to bite to defend himself.
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