Petting your dog seems simple, but you’re probably doing it wrong! Things go bad from the very start for many dog owners, as they unintentionally make their pup nervous or scared due to how they approach the dog.
Moreover, many dog lovers don’t know how to read a dog’s body language, so they usually mistake fear for friendliness. Actually, you might be doing it wrong, even if it’s a dog you know and love so much.
According to dog behaviorists, here is a guide on the basics of approaching and petting dogs and puppies, whether stray or domestic pet.