WATCH | Did you know shouting at your dog could have long-term negative effects?

accreditation
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article

Have you ever noticed the way your dog looks at you when you're shouting at her or him for either being naughty or disobedient? Have you seen how their expression changes, even if it's only in their eyes?

According to a study released in pre-print server bioRxiv last year, and now published in PLOS ONE, shouting at your dog seems to have long-term negative effects.

Image credit: Getty
We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
30% - 9687 votes
No
70% - 23031 votes
Vote