A fascinating article about communication between dogs and people.

dog eyes

Every dog owner is familiar with the ‘puppy dog eyes’ expression. As the inner brow lifts, the eyes get bigger and bigger … It’s tempting to interpret this as a plea from a sad dog for a scrap of the family dinner. Now, a small study provides support for the idea that dogs do indeed produce facial expressions to communicate with people — although perhaps just to engage us, rather than to manipulate us.

Read Article:  https://www.nature.com/news/the-science-of-puppy-dog-eyes-1.22867