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Why Do Dogs Love Us? Science Explains

Dogs and their love for us

Research has shown that dogs do actually love their humans. While we have no doubts about how much our fur kids mean to us, it seems that we have also quite a big significance in their life, according to animal behaviorists and researchers.

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Why Do Dogs Love Us? Science Explains

Why Do Dogs Love Us? Science Explains

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Dogs and their love for us

Research has shown that dogs do actually love their humans. While we have no doubts about how much our fur kids mean to us, it seems that we have also quite a big significance in their life, according to animal behaviorists and researchers.

Dogs and their wonders

According to studies in the field, dogs have a thing for both their humans’ smell and high-pitched voice. These two features make doggies especially happy whenever their owners are around.

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