10 Amazing Facts About Your Dog’s Tail

Focus on the tail of a German Shepherd female stopped in the snow to give her full attention to something in front of her.

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Do you think your pet pal wags their tail because they’re happy to see you? You may be correct if that tail is pulling to the right, but more on that later!

A dog’s tail is just one of their methods of communication, and according to Psychology Today, certain types of wags indicate specific emotions. But a dog’s tail has many other uses, too.

Here are some fun facts that might help you figure out what your dog is doing or saying with their tail!

Which one of these facts surprised you the most? What other fascinating facts do you know about your dog’s tail? Let us know in the comments below!