Have you ever wondered why your dog just starts howling? Even if you don’t own a dog, you’ve seen, or rather heard, a dog howling inside of a home, behind a gate, in the park, outside of your building or any number of other encounters at all hours of the day and night. So, what’s going on? What is it that they’re trying to communicate? Are they simply establishing dominance, plotting an attack, or perhaps singing?
There are many reasons why dogs howl, and it all goes back to their wolf ancestry and their very genetic code. So, whether howling is an act of naïve expression of a shared ancestry or a lingering remnant of pack life, one thing is for sure. It all seems to be some form of communication. Here are a few things they may be trying to say:Read more »