Your dog may move his ears back or flatten them against his head when he is feeling submissive, anxious or afraid. Ears that are held tightly pressed back signal a canine in a defensive position. A dog holding his ears in this way may aggress to protect himself.
Just so, why do dogs move their ears when you talk to them?
A dog's hearing is extraordinarily sensitive and even though they can hear more than four times better than humans, they'll turn their ears toward a distant sound so they can pick it up even better. Because what is loud to us is absolutely deafening to your dog. Dogs move their ears when they're expressing emotions.
Additionally, what does it mean when a dog lowers its ears?
Dropped Or Pinned Ears Dogs can drop/lower their ears when they are both happy and nervous. It's important to read the rest of the dog. I prefer to call ears, “dropped” when the dog is offering pro social behavior, like this pup. This dog is using his dropped ears to tell her that he is harmless and happy to be social.
Do dogs like it when you rub their ears?
A dog's ears have a lot of nerve endings. This is most likely because sound is one of their stronger senses, along with scent, of course. By rubbing a dog's ears you are giving them pleasure and relaxing them in a way that they enjoy quite a bit. Endorphins pretty much do the same things for dogs as they do for humans.
How do dogs choose their favorite person?
The saying “like attracts like” applies to dogs and people, too. Dogs often choose a favorite person who matches their own energy level and personality. In addition, some dog breeds are more likely to bond with a single person, making it more likely that their favorite person will be their only person.