It feels good to be noticed. That’s why you’ve probably recognized the moments when your dog showers you with intense eye contact. Although you might think it means nothing, intense eye contact from your dog has a secret meaning.
Simply put, when your dog has a staring contest with you, it is giving you all of its attention. The dog wants you to know that you are its world at that moment. This could mean that he perceives you as a threat or he just wants to carefully monitor what you’re doing, perhaps to make sure he doesn’t miss a command.
Now the next time your dog stares at you with intense eyes, you’ll know what it means.
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