10 Reasons Why Your Dog Stares at You

So what’s with this dog staring? Is there something in your face? Or is he plotting world domination and wondering how to begin with you? Your doggo’s unusual staring behavior might creep you out a bit, however, there are several good reasons as to why they just love to stare at you, creepily. We’ve talked about dog body language before, but this is more specific.

As you go about your daily activities, you might notice your dog quietly staring at you. Your first instinct might be to feel self-conscious; is my hair hopelessly disheveled? Is there something stuck in my teeth?

But, rather than assuming the worst when the question, “Why does my dog stare at me?” runs through your head, rest assured that your dog’s stare is not a judgment of your personal appearance.

Dogs have developed a close, domesticated relationship with humans over thousands of years. This relationship has allowed dogs to become adept at observing and responding to human behavior.

We decided to share with you our research on the secrets of why your dog is staring at you.

10. Waiting for Your Orders

If a dog stares at his owner, it is because he expects to be told what to do. This usually happens with dogs that are in a training period. It is very possible that your dog will look at you in an attempt to know what to do next.

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