Dog Talk: When your pet gives you 'puppy eyes' and begs for some of your food

Studies have shown that dogs will establish eye contact to beg for food from humans. —

All dogs have a talent for begging, and as one might expect from a Malaysian dog, Benji – Molly Ooi’s mixed poodle rescue – had a passion for durian.

“Benji was crazy about durian. He’d smell it from upstairs, and come running down for his share, ” Ooi shares. “The dog knew I disapproved of his begging but he did it anyway. He’d look at me sideways, and then look at my husband with puppy eyes.

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