Dogs release oxytocin, the "love hormone," when they maintain natural eye contact with you during play or cuddles.
When your dog leans against you, it's a sign of trust and comfort, indicating they seek your attention and protection.
If your dog prefers to sleep in your bedroom, it shows their loyalty and desire to be close to you.
Your dog's enthusiastic welcome when you return home, with jumping, licking, or bringing toys, expresses their joy at seeing you.
Dogs who steal your shoes or socks are drawn to your scent, a clear sign of their attachment to you.
Even independent dogs may "check in" on you from another room or during walks to ensure you're nearby.
Physical affection, like pets, cuddles, and gentle hugs, reinforces the bond between you and your dog.
While some dogs may pee when excited, they typically grow out of this behavior. Consult a vet if it persists.
When your dog brings you their cherished toy, it's a symbol of trust and affection, showcasing their bond with you.
Some dogs "smile" by revealing a toothy grin, a heartwarming gesture that reflects their happiness in your presence.