Here's the reason dogs tilt their heads when we speak

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Attention to all you pet lovers out there, we have solved one of the greatest mysteries of all time.

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You've most likely wondered at some point in your life as to why dogs tilt their heads to one side when you talk. And no, the reason is not because they're feeling extra cute.

I just do the head tilt to amuse my humans. It doesn't really mean anything. #bostonterrier#dogheadtilt#bostonterrierpuppy#puppy #cute

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May 17. Please take me for a walk momma #sunnysunday #pugsofinstagram #dogsofinstagram #dogheadtilt

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The real reason is actually so much more adorable than this. According to Mental Floss:



Mental Floss goes on to explain, "when you're lecturing your pooch for taking food off the counter, they're taking it all in even if the literal message gets lost in translation."

Same goes for your words of praise for your dog.





There you have it, folks. Dogs respond to your verbal cues, so make sure to choose your words carefully with your pup. Although they may not understand the words, they can sense the inflection in the words you're saying, just as humans do.

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