If you are a dog owner, we’re guessing you already knew this, but now we have scientific proof — your dog experiences “contagious yawning” just like all of your non-furry friends. Yes, when you’ve had a long day and you let out a yawn, Fido responds with his own big old slobbery dog yawn.
More seriously, the study shows the emotional connection we feel to our dogs is most definitely real. According to the co-author of the study, “it’s a reason to rest assured that your dog really does love you as much as you love it.” As if we needed a study to prove that! Read the full story here.
Have you noticed your dog “catches” yawns from you?