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Greyhounds are not only champion sprinters of the canine world, but also excellent pets: gentle, noble and good-natured, but at the same time with an independent spirit. However, many representatives of this breed, which are bred to participate in dog racing, are often injured and even killed.
Rescued Puppy Owner Creates a TikTok Account About Canine Psychology
Fortunately, the puppy, which will be discussed, escaped a similar fate.
Millie was adopted after a dog race in 2018, owner Taylor Huerta said. Now Milly is in a loving family and has everything necessary for a happy life.
To draw attention to the breed, Taylor created her pet's TikTok and Instagram accounts. According to her, Millie's content is designed to educate, entertain and attract followers. "From psychology facts to tips for reducing anxiety in dogs, Millie's content is useful to all dog lovers in the world."
The information Taylor shares allows us to understand dog behavior on a much deeper level.
Meet Milly, the greyhound who was rescued from a dog race in 2018
Whenever your dog leans on you and shifts the entire weight of his body onto you, he is letting you know that he wants to hug you and tell you that he loves you.
Zoomies are short bursts of energy that your dog just can't seem to control. Researchers have found that only happy, healthy dogs get zooms. So if your dog zooms, then you are doing everything right.
3. Eye contact
Whenever your dog stares into your eyes right before going big, it means he feels vulnerable and trusts you to look after him.
Dogs actually sneeze when they play fight to show that they are just playing and don't really want to hurt you.
A yawn is not exactly the same as a human yawn. Dogs yawn to reduce stress and anxiety, which helps them calm down and feel comfortable.
6. Dogs have best friends
Researchers have found that dogs have a best friend. Dogs love people and other animals, but any dog owner can attest that they have one true best friend. They are devoted to one thing - the owner of the dog.
7. Dogs can fall in love
When a dog looks at his best friend and owner, his brain releases the hormone oxytocin, better known as the love hormone.
8. Posture in a dream
When dogs sleep, as if buried in a hole, they seek comfort and safety. They often need a lot of attention and affection to fall asleep.
If your dog sleeps cuddled with you, it means he trusts you and sees you as one of the other dogs.
10. The smell of your crotch
If your dog sniffs your crotch, he is testing your health and mood. Dogs use their sense of smell to read details and their surroundings. So your dog is just checking to see if you're okay.
11. Sleep on your side
If your dog sleeps on his side with his legs outstretched, it means he feels safe, relaxed, and at a comfortable temperature.
12. Sleep a lot
Healthy and happy adult dogs usually sleep up to 16 hours a night. If your dog doesn't get enough sleep, it could be a sign of stress.
13. Soft eyes
When the dog is happy, his eyes will be of a normal soft shape. The look will be relaxed and gentle, and she will blink frequently.
14. Lick when it hurts
If you get a cut and your dog tries to lick it, it's because your dog's saliva contains antibacterial compounds. So when she tries to lick your cut, she is trying to help your wound heal faster.
15. Bagel is the most common sleeping position for dogs.
This position they take to conserve body heat and protect its vital parts. This is also a favorite position for dogs when they have a cold.
16. Delighted when you get home
When you get home, does your dog dance a little or run around like crazy? A cheerful, noisy tail-wagging greeting is one of the surest signs that you and your dog have a strong bond, researchers say.
17. Dragging food, treats, toys
If your dog has a habit of carrying food from one place to another, don't worry. This is normal behavior. Dogs do this to protect their valuables from being stolen.
18. Looking straight ahead
You may feel guilty when you catch a dog staring at you before leaving the house. But fear not, her calmness is a sign that she trusts you and knows that you will return.
19. Up belly
A happy dog will roll onto its back and expose its stomach to you. This is a sign that she is happy and trusts you. In fact, the dog initiates physical contact, such as poking you, laying his head on your arm, or pulling you, expressing his happiness and his desire to be with you.
20. Sleep on your clothes
If your dog sleeps on your clothes, it means he loves you. Your clothes have your scent on them and she just wants to be close to you.
21. Back foot kick
If your dog kicks with his back foot after going to the bathroom, he is doing it to mark his territory with scent glands on his legs.
22. Tilt your head
When your dog tilts its head to look at you, it is because it is trying to read your body language and analyzes your tone of voice.
23. Dogs think humans can't be wrong.
So if you accidentally step on your dog's paw in the middle of the night, chances are he'll think it was on purpose.
24. Attachment without food
After your dog has eaten, watch what he does. Studies have shown that dogs that come straight to you after a meal show clear signs that they love you. They are not motivated by food or treats, they just show affection because they enjoy being around you.
25. Superman sleeping position
The Superman Pose allows your dog to get up quickly, indicating that he is just napping. It also means that she is in a playful mood and would like you to play with her.
26. Sense of timing
Researchers have proven that dogs know the difference between one and five o'clock. If trained, they can predict future events such as regular walking signs and feeding schedules.
27. Sleep with you
Researchers have found that if your dog prefers to sleep next to you, it means he trusts you more than anyone else. Scientists have found that sleeping with your dog helps you sleep better during the night and reduces overall stress levels.
28. Roll on the grass
Dogs roll on the grass for the same reason children do. It is soft, smells good and helps release energy.
Researchers have found that all dogs dream, but puppies and older dogs dream more often than adult dogs.