Your Dog Really Does Understand You

Dog owners have always suspected that their pooches inherently understand them, and now several studies seem to have proved it. For those times that your pup just “got” you, it might have been because s/he was reading your expression—something that dogs have an uncanny knack for. It makes sense, since we have shared our lives with dogs for (depending on who you talk to) 16,000 to 30,000 years. Read more about your special bond with your best pal at Science of Us.