Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel Guilty
Studies show that dogs can't actually feel guilt or shame. Instead, they are responding to their owners' body language.By Katherine Biek | August 25, 2015
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right?
Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad.
Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame, is really just "a response to being scolded by their owners," according to researchers from the University of Cambridge.