Research results from Japan show that dogs can cry with joy

イヌの涙の量 長い時間離れていた飼い主と再会時に増加

Man’s Best Friend: It’s nothing new that dogs like to watch their owner and mistress. Now researchers in Japan have found that dogs can cry with joy.
Dogs can shed tears of joy when they see their owner or mistress again. A team led by Japanese researcher Takefumi Kikusui of Azabu University in Japan writes in the journal Current Biology. Scientists investigated whether not only humans, but also their four-legged friends sometimes cry when they are emotionally overexcited. “We found that dogs shed tears associated with positive emotions,” Kikusui said in a statement. Oxytocin, also known as the “cuddle hormone,” may play a decisive role in this. ...continue reading

Aug 23 (ANNnewsCH) - イヌは飼い主から長い時間離れていた後に再会すると涙の量が増えることが分かったと麻布大学の研究チームが発表しました。  ...continue reading

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