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Do dogs know when their owners are sick?

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Yes. So do cats; my cat stayed on the bed with me all day when I was sick; she even curled up on my chest and purred for a few hours and gave me kitty kisses. How she managed to just stay there and give me comfort ALL DAY is beyond me; she never left to get food or use the bathroom or anything...she's just a really great, furry nurse. Aren't animals great?

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lol yes they are :)
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my cat does the same thing
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I think so:)

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yes, dogs are known to be able to since with some one is sick or is dead..

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Yes. My dog does anyway... When I stay home from school cuz I'm sick and I go out with him, he never jumps on me or is not hyper at all. He sits down and wines

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Some breeds can, but I can't really explain the name of the breeds that can.

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Some seem to. It's probably due to a change in the scent of the sick person.

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Sometimes, I am not sure if always though.

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I think they know something's up, because they seem to bug you more when your sick, or sad. In all honesty I think that they think that they are helping you feel better.

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thanks :)
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Yep :)
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dogs are sooo smart, I think they know our emotions

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Yes the know even before you know

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yup

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Some get trained to recognize when their owner feels sad. Like dogs for military veterns who have PTSD.

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Yea she knew when i was sad and hurt

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Some dogs.

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Yes, sometimes animals can tell something is wrong with there owner :) So there is a possibility

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yes dogs usually can sense your mood or condition so if you feel bad or sad if you have a good connection with your dog they will stay near/close to you to make you feel better

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Yes

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