Animal Studies: Seeing Ourselves in the Faces of Dogs

September 28, 2012

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Martin Usborne

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One thing that makes living with dogs both rewarding and poignant is their emotional honesty. Dogs reveal their joy, excitement, yearning and curiosity in their faces with an openness that more self-consciously guarded humans can envy. When photographer Martin Usborne looks into the moist eyes of a dog, he sees a reflection of our own animal natures, and his own...

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