Petting a dog makes you and your dog happy. They make you happy all the time, maybe it is time to make them happy. Petting is like showing your love to them or making a massage for relaxing them. But did you ever think that you are petting right? Sometimes petting a dog from the wrong areas can be uncomfortable for them and even with the slightest chance, it can be dangerous for you. Especially if you are going to pet a dog that you know you should be careful. You shouldn’t make sudden moves. Because they are trying to protect themselves. You shouldn’t touch his mouth, but if you own a puppy and he trusts you, you can touch his mouth. In this way when he grows up, it will be easy to touch his mouth, and dentist appointments with your vet became easier.
The Upper ChestWhen your dog is sitting the upper chest is the best place for petting your dog. Many dogs like to be petted from the upper chest. They also like being scratched. When you sit next to him and put your arm around him. Then pet or scratched him.
The Hips Area
Most dogs love to petted from this area. If you scratched the hips for like three minutes straight it will make them so happy and they will get all chippy. Most dogs accept this kind of petting so if you are meeting a new dog you can easily be friends with him by scratching his hips.
If you want your dog to relax, you can massage to his ears. This may even help some dogs drift off to sleep. Especially the tips of his ears will make your dog more relaxed.
When you love a dog continually, and this dog knows you, he will trust you and turn his belly to you. When you found the right point in his belly, he will perform a kicking behavior. This means you are doing just the way he likes.
Under the Chin
You should be gentle in this area. But even you are petting a dog even if you don’t him, He will be relaxed and start to feel comfortable around you. You can pet from startin close to his mouth and slow down toward to neck is makes them really comfortable.