Dogs sploot by stretching out and relaxing, often to cool down, which is a normal behavior for them. It’s an adorable and slightly strange posture where their belly is flat against the ground and their hind legs are stretched out behind them. The origin of the word “sploot” is uncertain, but it’s part of a trend of using cute misspellings to describe dogs’ quirks and physical characteristics, like “chonky” for chunky and “floof” for fluffy. Curious to learn more about why your dog sploots?
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