That look of guilt your dog has whenever you catch them doing something naughty.

They cower a bit, get all doe-eyed and stick their tails between their legs.

Now we know what dogs actually mean when they look guilty, according to animal behaviorists. It’s meant to be an “apology bow”, according to a new write-up in Psychology Today.

Dogs get it from their wolf relatives. But it’s really more about submission than admitting they did anything wrong.


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