Do Dogs Like to be Hugged?
While you might enjoy wrapping your arms around your beloved canine friend, we never ask ourselves… do dogs like to be hugged? As humans, it’s normal for us to display our affection by kissing or hugging those we care about. However, dogs didn’t evolve in this manner. Our four-legged pet don’t have arms so they don’t cuddle. For them, it is an act of dominance when another dog put its foreleg or paw on their back. Whatever your reasons with embracing, this graphic clarify why almost all dogs hate hugs. See also Health Issues of 25 Popular Dog Breeds.