Study reveals humans can read dogs" facial expressions

Dogs really do have facial expressions which their owners can understand, study finds 100,000-year bond between canines and people explains connection By Nazia Parveen PUBLISHED: 17:18 GMT, 17 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:32 GMT, 17 March 2013 Scientists believe humans have developed a natural empathy with dogs and can read their facial expressions We all know that guilty look on the dog’s face when he swipes a sausage from the kitchen work top. But it seems that’s not the only emotion we can recognise in our canine friends. Scientists believe humans have developed a natural empathy with dogs as we have evolved side-by-side for the past 100,000 years