Why Exactly Do Dogs Tilt Their Head When We Talk to Them?

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We’ve all seen it – it is one of the most endearing behaviors of dogs, after all. We watch the way their heads tilt to the side as they’re trying to understand what you’re saying.

But have we every stopped to question why dogs exhibit this adorable physical behavior? They seem to be one of the few species that do this but yet they love doing it all the time!

Sometimes when my dog tilts his head, I feel like he is listening and empathizing with me, tilting his head as if to say, “Well, go on. Tell me more about that.”

And as dogs are known to have superior emotional intelligence, who can really know?! Well, it turns out that there are a few reasons why dogs tilt their heads in that charming way of theirs.

Keep reading to find out the truth as to why your pooch tilts his head on the next page!

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