Husky language: Posture, tail wagging, ears, and other cues

Huskies are known for their expressive faces, yet they're rarely angry. Though any breed can fight, these sled dogs are gregarious and unlikely to attack without provocation

Huskies are energetic, kind, and adaptive, so your dog will prefer to greet you than fight. This breed's adaptability comes from its team-sled dog heritage. 

Huskies are kind and gentle with youngsters, although some don't recognize their size (or strength) and can knock down smaller kids

Your husky's posture can reveal their attitude more than you realize because dogs use body language like people. If your dog is furious, fearful, or combative, they may strive to look bigger and more intimidating.

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The coarse hair on a dog's neck and back, called hackles, may be on edge. In this state, a dog may bark and appear tense.

A tail wag usually indicates contentment, pleasure, or delight. A tranquil body, relaxed face and mouth, and other indicators of husky happiness are also present.

Ear position is a less evident marker of dog emotions. When relaxed, huskies' ears may droop to either side, yet they may perk up when listening. Alert dogs hold their ears up, whereas nervous dogs pull them back.

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