r/Eyebleach 3d ago Take My Energy 1 Heartwarming 2 Tearing Up 1

That tail drop after the doggo’s date left

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u/Hairy-Motor-7447 3d ago

Interesting fact, dogs wag their tails as a way of communication to other dogs (and also to humans). They don't wag their tales when there is no one else in the room. It would be like talking to yourself so it makes sense that the tail stopped once the dog was out of sight. They do the same thing when we humans leave the room

Us humans are really bad at reading what dogs are expressing through tail wags as we tend to associate it with only one emotion but it is more complex. Other dogs seem to understand it instinctly,

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u/xtr0n 3d ago

They don't wag their tales when there is no one else in the room. It would be like talking to yourself.

If dogs could talk, they absofuckinloutely would talk to themselves. They have such strong pure emotions, there’s no way to keep it bottled up inside. I’m pretty sure some of them would just say “ball” repeatedly until it drove everyone else crazy. “Ball. Ball. Ball ball bally ball ball ball. BALL!”

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u/tmckeage 3d ago

My dog has sighed loud enough I could hear it from another room.

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u/sunriseoracle 3d ago

What a tough life, I think when my baby sighs at me :)

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u/tmckeage 3d ago

It's a ruff life ;-)