Dogs can have such expressive miens. They have eyebrows like us, and their eyes can look pleading, happy, or disconsolate, depending upon situation and mood. A dog’s ears, especially in breeds with erect or erectable ears, can convey all sorts of emotions. A dog’s ears put our motionless ears to shame in that respect.
Humans have guided dog evolution for tens of thousands of years, ever since they were just barely-tolerated camp-followers. Perhaps over the millennia dogs have learned to understand and then later mimic human facial expressions and body language. This video, with its dubbed in dog-talk, should amuse anyone who has ever lived with a dog; the narrator has a slightly malicious streak, it seems, as he teases a German Shepherd:
Thanks go to Carol Plochman Ritter, who posted this video on Facebook.