Science: Yes, your dog gives you puppy dog eyes — even without treats

“Puppy dog eyes” are a very real phenomenon, science shows.

A paper recently published by a team of scientists from Britain explains how domestic dogs change their facial expressions, becoming more expressive when humans are paying attention to them.

“Oh, sure,” you might say. “Because they think they’re getting a treat.”

Not so, the scientists […]

Like Santa, horses know if you’re happy or sad

A new study is showing for the first time that it’s not just people who process and react to facial expressions, but horses do as well.

In the study, 28 horses were shown large color photographs of different facial expressions for 30 seconds, and their reactions monitored as part of the research by psychologists at […]