• Study: Gazing Into Your Dog's Eyes Releases Your Love Hormone

    25 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Oxytocin is the so-called “love hormone”. It is responsible for helping us feel bonded with each other and promotes trust. It floods the systems of new mothers when they hold their freshly born babies. When couples physically show love to one another, oxytocin courses through both bodies. The bonding and fuzzy feelings promoted by oxytocin aren't limited to interactions between humans. Turns out, your love hormone is released when you look into your dog's eyes, too.
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