Using its name
Speaking to it in a calm and reassuring voice
If necessary come down to the animal’s level
Try to stand over the animal
Avoid their blind spots
Always try to approach from the front
They generally use sound to talk to people, but they will sometime use it on other animals.
Look away from you, turning its head away so that you can see the whites of its eyes
‘Bread making’ or kneading means that they are having fun and is very happy.
A twitchy tail means that they are interested in something and that it might want to play.
Stand over another dog
Lick at other dogs’ mouths
Calmly accept other dogs licking at their lips or staring