It’s not that they’re excited when you give them a treat, they’re actually trying to communicate with you.
Dogs and babies use facial expressions that make their eyes look bigger which is part of the “cute quotient” that makes them precious and causes us to want to love and protect them. See? Nature has a plan.
Nature wires us in ways that improve our survival, so she gives babies those big eyes and small noses and mouths. They are “designed to be adorable”.
And those puppies? They are at their cutest when they’re about 8 weeks old. Yep, we can’t help ourselves. We just have to take care of them.
This has been going on for thousands of years and has created the unbreakable bond between humans and their dogs.
There’s a reason why the kids and the dogs have our hearts.
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