Why Does My Dog Lay His Head on My Chest

The soothing sound of your heartbeat comforts dogs when they rest their head on your chest.


Laying their head close lets dogs bask in your familiar, comforting scent.

Take in Your Scent

Placing their head over your heart displays complete trust and loving connection.

Show Affection

Your dog craves closeness and physical contact by curling up muzzle-to-chest with you.

Closer to You

Your chest provides cozy warmth for cold pups to snuggle against.

Stay Warm

Instinctually protect pack members by keeping their head close to yours.  

Protect You

The pressure and soothing touch calms anxious or nervous dogs.

Receive Comfort

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