10 Noises Your Dog Makes—And What They Mean
A handy guide to translating the yips, yaps, yowls, and whimpers every dog makes so that you can understand furry BFF better.
Though we often associate moaning with sadness or other negative emotions, it’s actually the opposite for dogs. It’s generally a sign that your dog is feeling at peace, according to the AKC. This sound is most commonly made by puppies—especially when they’re nestled up to their mom, siblings, or even human companion. Next, find out how to maximize your pup’s happiness by transforming your backyard into a pet paradise.