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 »

Six basic human emotions are happiness, fear, surprise, sadness, anger and disgust, according to Julie Beck for The Atlantic. However, the media outlet reported in February 2014 on a study conducted at the University of ... More »

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The American Psychological Association recognizes seven basic human emotions, including joy, surprise, sadness, fear and contempt. The APA also recognizes anger and disgust as basic human emotions. These seven emotions a... More »

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 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 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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Macadamia nuts pose the risk of toxicity in dogs, causing symptoms of muscle weakness of the hind legs, fever, and pain accompanied by tremors, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. ... More »