How to interpret the looks of my dog

Have you ever heard the saying: the eyes are the window of the soul? Well, many times the eyes of a dog can express as much as the eyes of a human, and as you learn to interpret the signs in the eyes of people, you can also learn to interpret those of your dog. In this article of .com we teach you what they can mean and how to interpret the different looks of your dog at certain times.

Eyes wide open

This means that your dog feels alert, playful, and ready.


This is a typically dominant and challenging behavior.

Avoiding eye contact

It can be a form of courtesy, deference or submission .

Blink or wink

Your dog is being playful.

With narrowed eyes

This may indicate that your dog feels aggressive and is preparing to attack . This gesture can be accompanied by a fixed gaze.