Watch This — Why Does Your Dog Tilt Its Head?

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Anyone with a four-legged member of the family has seen it: Fido looks at you with those big puppy-dog eyes and tilts his head.

In an instant, your heart melts, and you swear you’ve found the best friend of a lifetime.

So why does your pooch tilt its head in that adorable way? Science has some educated guesses that can be broken down to three categories: sight, sound and psychology.

Check out this video from HowStuffWorks to learn more.

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