9. They try to comfort you when you are upset.
Your furry companion’s ability to detect and respond to your emotional distress is a clear indication of their deep affection for you. Have you ever found yourself in tears, only for your dog to come up and try to soothe you by licking your face? This is how they show their love. Dogs possess an innate ability to sense when their owners are in need of comfort and support, and they express their devotion by resting their head on your lap, licking away your tears, or simply remaining close to you.