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8 Signs That Show Your Dog Loves You

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The family dog is more than a pet. We love our dogs like they are part of the family. Want to know if your dog really loves you? Look for these 8 signs.

1.  You get tons of PUPPY KISSES. For dogs, licking can mean a number of things but most doggy kisses are a sign of affection and that they view you as family!

2.  Your dog follows you everywhere. When your dog follows you and is always by your side that is a true sign of love. It shows they want to hang out with you at all times!

3.  You have a bed hog! Does your pup love to sleep with you at night? Dogs are pack animals, used to cuddling up in dens with their families. If your dog likes sleeping with you it’s a sign that they see you as part of the pack.

4.  Your dog brings you their favorite toy. Bringing a toy not only means your dog wants to play, it may also mean they think of you as a pack leader. They want to please you by offering a favorite toy because your pup thinks you might just like it too!

5.  Your dog wiggles their eyebrows. In a recent study in Japan, dogs were introduced to their parent, a stranger, a dog toy, and an item they didn’t like. When seeing their parent, the dogs immediately lifted their eyebrows. There was significantly less facial movement, when they saw a stranger or unappetizing item.

6.  Your dog looks you in the eyes. Eye contact between dogs and their humans is a sign of love as it has been found that eye contact releases oxytocin, the bonding hormone, in both dogs and owners.

7.  Yawning is contagious. A 2008 study showed that dogs were more likely to accompany a yawn when they saw their owners yawn than when they saw a stranger do it. So, if your dog yawns every time you do, it’s a sign that they care and really love you!

8.  Your dog greets you at the door. When you walk in the front door and you are eagerly greeted by your dog, tail wagging with a toy in their mouth this is also a sign of love in its truest form.

So, does YOUR dog love you?

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