So it turns out your dog really has been talking to you
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Puppy dog eyes are for human benefit, say scientists

Dogs give their "puppy dog eyes" look when humans are looking at them, according to new research.

Scientists at the University of Portsmouth's Dog Cognition Centre claim they are the first to find clear evidence that dogs move their faces in direct response to human attention.

They also found dogs are unlikely to alter their facial expressions when they are excited by food.

  • 20 Oct 2017
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