Ever wonder why every time you walk in the door your normally alpha dog rolls over and shows you her belly? When a dog presents her belly and neck in this situation, she’s expressing an ancestral trait rooted in wolf pack behavior that was used to communicate deference to other “alpha” dogs. Since that pack mentality likely isn’t present in her modern-day life, she’s now looking to you as the pack leader. Here are 5 reasons that will help you understand why your dog rolls over to show you her belly.
1. Because They Love and Trust You
Happy dogs who show you their belly when you return home may be doing their best to let you know that they adore you. The entire body is relaxed and they’re in their most submissive posture waiting for some love… Head over to the next page