The viral video linked below shows a scared puppy.
- The puppy huddles at the back of an enclosure.
- At the beginning of the video, her front legs are braced, pushing her backward.
- She blinks and squints repeatedly.
- She looks away and turns her head away several times.
- Her ears are pulled back.
- She pulls her mouth back into a “grin” that is associated with appeasement.
All of these behaviors demonstrate stress.Continue reading “Shelter Pup “Smiles” From FEAR After She’s Adopted”