Though the emotions of dogs can't be directly translated to those of humans, they experience forms of joy, sadness, shame, jealousy and grief. Research also indicates they may have their own form of laughter. More »

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Dogs do feel love, as they have the same brain construction that humans do in regard to producing emotions, states psychology professor Stanley Coren in Psychology Today. Dog brains also produce oxytocin, the same hormon... More »

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Dogs do have emotions. They have the same brain construction as humans do in terms of producing emotions, as well as the same hormones that undergo changes that happen during various emotional states. More »

Tickling is still poorly understood by science, but it doesn't appear that dogs are ticklish like humans. However, dogs do have a well-known reflex, called the scratch reflex, which triggers them to twitch a leg when tou... More »

Dogs dream during the REM phase of sleep, just like humans. There is evidence that they dream about their daily activities. They often twitch, vocalize and breathe differently while dreaming. More »

Dogs wag their tails to convey strong emotions, such as happiness or agitation. Other clues can help people understand whether a dog's tail wagging is a gesture of welcoming or warning. More »

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Dogs can be given anti-inflammatory medications, but not the kind that humans take. There are specific types of anti-inflammatory medications designed just for dogs, including Novox, Previcox, Zubrin, Metacam and Etogesi... More »

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