When is it OK to hug a dog
When it’s time to hug your dog: when you can’t hug a friend, when you’re stressed, when your dog’s barking, or when you just need to hug someone.
Article by Katie Siewert.
Photo courtesy of the American Kennel Club.
Source The Sport Book title What you need to know about dog hugs article If you’re a dog owner and you’re new to hugging, you might be surprised to learn there are plenty of things to know before you begin.
Here’s everything you need:When should you hug?
A dog hug is a kind of hug that you can do in the presence of another dog.
If you can hug someone and they’re not actively barking, it’s okay.
If you can hold your dog close but can’t hold him, that’s okay too.
But be aware that some dogs, like some cats, don’t like being held.
If that’s the case, you’re not obligated to hug.
When should I hug?
As a general rule, you should hug someone you love or are familiar with as long as you’re able to hug without causing pain.
When you’re close enough that your dog can’t hear you or see you, it might be ok to hug and not be sure if it’s safe.
The right time to start is when you’ve had a chance to breathe deeply and fully, and you can breathe normally without having to move your head to the other side of your body.
For instance, if you’re in the middle of your walk or in the car, or if you are wearing earphones, try to hug as close to the ears as you can.
You should also hug someone who is being affectionate and friendly and who is comfortable in front of you.
If the hug is just your friend or your partner, then it’s OK to do it.
For example, if someone is sitting with you, you can just grab a chair and hug their legs or arm.
If your partner is standing next to you, then you can kiss their head or face or hold onto their hair or body hair.
When doing so, keep the person close enough to be comfortable.
When you’re done, hug them gently.
You can also kiss them or gently caress their body, hands or feet.
Some dogs, especially small ones, may want to hug their ears or the sides of their heads.
When your dog is happy, you may be able to gently lift your hand away and hold on to it for a moment.
Then hug again.
If it hurts, just relax.
Your dog is not a threat, so you should not hold your breath or hold your head down.
If there is a dog on your lap or in your lap, you are not allowed to touch it.
If something is coming up on your shoulder, then hug it.
But do not squeeze the dog’s nose.
If an animal is in your sight, then your dog may be scared.
You are not required to hug an animal, but you should be able, when it’s not threatening you or if the dog is trying to make a break for you, to let go of the animal.
You’re going to want to wait a while for your dog to relax and enjoy a few minutes.
After that, the dog should come back to you or go to another room to rest.
If someone is taking your dog, do not give them any food or treats, but do allow your dog and your partner to go to the bathroom, so they don’t get dehydrated.