Why Do Dogs Kick Their Back Legs

As a dog expert, I often observe behaviours that are both endearing and puzzling to pet owners. One such behaviour is when dogs kick their back legs, often seen after going to the toilet or during play. This action, while seemingly odd, is deeply rooted in canine...

Why Do Dogs Put Their Ears Back?

In the rich tapestry of canine body language, a dog’s ears play a pivotal role, offering insights into their emotional state and intentions. As a dog behaviourist with years of experience, I have observed and interpreted these subtle cues to better understand...

Why Do Dogs Pull on the Lead

Walking your dog is one of the quintessential duties of dog ownership, offering both the animal and its human companion invaluable benefits, including exercise, mental stimulation, and an opportunity to strengthen their bond. However, many dog owners face the...

Why Do Dogs Scratch The Carpet?

If you share your home with a canine companion, you’ve likely witnessed them scratching at the carpet, a behaviour that might leave you puzzled, concerned, or even slightly annoyed, especially if your flooring has seen better days because of it. As a canine...