How dogs read our moods



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Did you know that dogs can tell if your happy or sad ?

Well yes they can depending on your tone in voice.  In this article I read about how scientist ran several test on humans & dogs, a part of a humans brain is similar to the same part in a dogs brain, located right behind the ear. its devoted to deciphering emotions in human and dog voices. The neural circuitry is like a voice detection device found in people’s brains. Dogs and humans have more in common then we thought.

After reading this article about how dogs and humans brains have similar parts of the brain, i think ill pay more attention to my dog to see if I can see if she reacts different to my emotions. I’ve always thought dogs new when something was wrong with a person, but then again I sit and think, “they don’t understand me, they cant speak.” Reading this informed me dogs do have a part in their brain that is similar to a part in a humans brain. depending on your tone in voice it can make that part of the brain light up, same as in the human brain. there are many jobs in this world that could use a well trained dog for certain duties like, police dogs, search n rescue dogs, bomb detector dogs, and service dogs. these well trained dogs come in handy when we need them to help us make our jobs easier. its funny we leave it up to them to do certain duties us humans cant complete like, sniffing out a bomb or drugs, or guiding a blind person around daily. Dogs can be very intelligent and very dumb at times, but overall, we do need them at some point in our life.  In fact the government often employs them for tasks that they are just simply better at. Do you have an animal that you depend upon in your life?