Pack Leadership Technique 5: Read Your Dog’s Body Language.
Read Your Dog’s Body Language. While humans primarily use words to communicate, dogs use energy to communicate, expressing it through body language. To communicate with our dogs, we need to learn and adapt their ‘language’ rather than expecting them to learn ours. Decoding Your Dog’s Language One way to decode a dog’s language is to remember that Energy = Intention _ Emotion. A dog’s energy ‘ his intention and emotions, working together ‘ are communicated by his body language. A dog’s play bow to another dog illustrates how this works. The motion is forward, but the front of the dog’s