Dogs DO have chakras, of course. All living creatures; dogs, cats, people, dolphins and goats have chakras. A few years ago the concept chakras seemed "out there," let alone dogs having chakras! Thankfully, in the last few years there has been a more open-minded, holistic approach to health for our dogs.
Chakra is an ancient word that means wheel in Sanskrit. There are seven Chakras roughly along the center of the body that govern our responses to the energy around us.
The three chakras found in the lower part of the body (root, sacral and solar plexus) govern our basic survival needs. The four chakras in the upper body (heart, throat, third eye and crown) govern our mental processes.
Chakras are like a car's various systems. A car that is firing on all the pistons (or whatever the heck that analogy is) will run smoothly. If the vehicle has worn out brakes, a crappy carburetor or dirty oil, the car will run roughly, raggedly and inefficiently.
When our chakras are open, balanced and in correct alignment, all is good. We feel good in our own skin, our emotions are level and life is good.