Stop hugging your dog- he/ she HATES it!
Humans see the gesture as a loving act - but its emerged that dogs treat it as a threat.
Animal psychologists say they feel stressed and unhappy when they're embraced by their owners - because it stops them being able to run away.
Signs that your dog is not enjoying a cuddle including folding its ears down, half-moon eyes, or avoiding eye contact.
They say that in 80 per cent hug situations your dog will show signs of stress - like turning their face away, ears slicked down, raising a paw and licking your face.