Dogs Distressed By Hugging

Psychology Today analyzed photos of people hugging their dogs and found that 82 percent of the dogs displayed signs of stress such as slicked-back ears, wide eyes, and a turned-out posture, whereas 10 percent had a neutral response and 8 percent appeared happy with the situation. What do you think?

“Maybe we just aren’t hugging hard enough?”

Abe Lorenzo • Valet Coordinator


“If you have a better idea of how to convey my pride in him for not urinating on my possessions, I’m all ears.”

Tommy Zwit • Luggage Designer

“I’ve found that my dog prefers a brief, stoic nod before we both turn our eyes toward the horizon to watch the sun sink behind the Osage Hills.”

Clare Rosterbach • Brochure Collector