Why do dogs tilt their heads? News-thread


In the iconic painting”the voice of his master (opens in a new tab)“, a terrier tilts its head as it listens to its owner’s voice coming from a gramophone. This gesture is one that many dog ​​owners will be familiar with, but why do dogs tilt their heads?

In a 2021 study in the journal animal cognition (opens in a new tab), researchers in Hungary conducted the first scientific investigation of head tilt in dogs. They found that dogs can tilt their heads while remembering details that seem significant to them.


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