However, if your dog routinely offers his/her belly when approached, it could also have a very different meaning altogether and you may end up being bitten.
How well do you read ‘dog’? Are you reading the dog’s body language? Here Sarah Reusche has several pictures of dogs on their backs. Test yourself. Which do you think want to be touched, and which don’t?
Here is the story of a dog I went to who offered her tummy in appeasement.
Theo Stewart, The Dog Lady
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