If you've ever been near a growling dog, you've probably remembered that you should stay calm, since dogs can smell fear. Is that really true? Can dogs smell fear? The simple answer: Probably. The real answer, however, turns that old rule completely on its head.
Fact vs. Myth
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Can Dogs Sense Emotion?
Key Facts In This Video
Emotions expressed through the face aren't symmetrical. 00:21
When dogs look at pictures of other dogs or random objects, they look either left or right, but tend to look more in one direction at human faces. 01:43
Researchers have yet to find another animal with this trait. 02:34
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