Does Your Dog Yawn When You Do?

Image result for yawning dog and humanWhen you yawn, and that causes your dog to yawn, that means you’ve got one smart pooch. Some dogs find human yawns contagious, which suggests they are a rudimentary capacity for empathy, something scientists thought only applied to humans and chimpanzees. 72% of the 29 dogs tested by British researchers at London’s Birkbeck College were so sensitive to human yawns that seeing one made them yawn in response.