Coffee Club: Do Pets Feel Emotions?

Published 02/25 2014 10:04AM

Updated 02/25 2014 11:08AM

It's something many dog owners have long believed, but new research published in the journal, Current Biology, finds dogs do tune into the feelings out their owners.

That's because a dog's brain processes human voices in the same way our brains do--and they can tell by the sound of your voice if you're happy or sad.

So that high-pitched voice you use when cuddling your puppy? Yep, it actually has a purpose in communicating with your pet.

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