The reason dogs tilt their heads to the side at humans is the cutest thing we've ever heard 6 days ago

The reason dogs tilt their heads to the side at humans is the cutest thing we've ever heard

One of our biggest grievances in life is the fact that our dogs can't talk to us.

Which means the little fluffy-woofersons have to come up with other ways of showing us they're here for us.

istock This pug wants you to know he cares. 

We knew that a wagging tail means they're happy, and that a snuggle means they love us, but we did NOT know that when they tilt their heads to the side they are actually trying to tell us they care.

A moment.

According to Mental Floss, scientists say that our furry friends tilt their heads as a way of conveying empathy.

english bulldog puppy with cute expression standing with reflection on white background This doggy values your feelings. 

The site explains why dogs do this even when we're scolding:

"When you’re lecturing your pooch for taking food off the counter, they’re taking it all in even if the literal message gets lost in translation."

So even though they might not be able to understand what's wrong, they are showing you they're listening.

Dog Small Breed. Photography Studio On A White Background.

This dog only cares about herself. 

They also sometimes tilt their heads to hear sounds better - while they have great hearing, they struggle to pinpoint where exactly it is, or may be adjusting their ears to hear the exact tone of your voice.

However, the site reports that frequent head-tilters are especially empathetic pooches.

So basically, the moral of the story is dogs are everything.