Nose kisses & other ways dogs express affection.
You love your dog unconditionally, looking into those big sweet eyes it’s hard not to fall paws over tail. But have you ever found yourself wondering if your dog loves you in the same way you love them?
According to doghealth.com, wolves operate under a family-type structure known as a pack. Wolves are monogamous and mate for life. Subordinate wolves show their respect for more dominant wolves by licking their face, approaching with a lowered stance, and wagging their tail.
Wolves that are equals in a pack tend to roughhouse a bit more when they greet or play with one another, barking, and jumping around in a rowdy fashion.
Perhaps the sweetest thing about dogs and wolves is that all members of a pack care for and look after one another. Young pups are tended to by the entire pack, and when one dog becomes injured all dogs do their part to help. Bringing food back to the den, and licking at any wounds. [read more…]