Sometimes we feel that a person is not good, we have a sense he is bad but our feelings are not always 100% true. But for dogs, it is sure, dogs recognize bad people. They have a sense that makes them avoid these people. Science proved that this is an instinct they have.

As we know, dogs have an unbelievable gift, which is the extremely strong sense of smell. They can recognize drugs and bombs to protect us.

Dogs recognize bad people
Dogs recognize bad people

However, dogs recognize bad people from the factors that makes them bad in personality. Dogs can sense if the person is being rude according to a study published in the journal Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.

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Scientists observed dogs’ behaviors in different events to figure out if they can sense meanness. “Dogs are known to consistently follow human pointing gestures.

dogs avoid bad people
dogs avoid bad people

Scientists put dogs through different situations, one of them was a volunteer helping a person in opening a jar. While the other situation where the volunteer reacted passively and refused to help.

Dogs sense mean people
Dog sense mean people

Both volunteers tried to give the dog a treat after he watched the situations, but the dog was moe likely to take from the good volunteer not the passive one. Dogs don’t trust mean people.

Watch Dogs are not narrow-minded animals that run only on instinct. Dog-owners, takes notes. Your dog is smarter than you might think. By: Talltanic