12 Ways Your Dachshunds Demonstrate Just How Much They Care About You

 They Look at You in The Eye.

When your pups look at you they’re “hugging you with their eyes.” Hare explains that oxytocin – a chemical released that helps bonding between new mothers and their babies – is also released when dogs play, touch or stare at their owners. That was Brian Hare, director of the Duke Canine Cognition Center said.