Published on 10/28/2015 at 1:25 PM. Wild and domestic animals, including dogs, seemed to sense the impending Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004, displaying their distress with behavior changes and vocal warnings, and either ran for cover or refused to go outside. There's no shortage of ways dogs benefit the lives of their owners simply by being around - from their daily offerings of emotional support to their protective instincts when disaster strikes. But if ghosts do exist, and if dogs can sense energy disturbances, it’s possible that they could also see ghosts. Dogs can smell fear, but can they sniff out the truth? We can’t speak to our pets. Animals the Ability to See Spirits. None of these signs or stories provide proof that cats, dogs, and other animals can actually see ghosts. For dogs, I find them to be cautious when they sense spirits. They can smell a human that is a mile away. Thanks for the A2A. Dogs Can Sense That Someone Might Be A Psychopath. That is a good question. We can’t give you a solid answer on whether dogs can really sense ghosts, but dogs that seem to have this ability usually exhibit the same behaviors. Dogs can hear higher pitched noises than us and they can also hear at further distances than we do. Countless dog owners have shared stories of their dogs being able to sense ominous things. What I do know is that they can identify peculiar behaviour and this can unsettle them which is why they would act aggressively. They Can Sense Ominous Things. Unlike humans, animals seem to have an inherent ability to detect a malicious character even if it's not obvious to anyone else. Dogs may be able to sense evil but no one knows for sure. Jake: I’ve got dogs, so I’ll take the canine angle. Maybe your dog can sense anger or tension from the couple. Although dogs may look silly chasing their own tails, they are intelligent creatures with high social awareness. A dog, for example, has a million times more sensitive sense of smell than humans. It turns out, dogs are pretty good at picking up on human behavior. They use this sense to deem a person trustworthy or not. Sometimes further. It’s like they’re meeting a new doggy playmate … Some experts believe they could sense vibrational changes on land from impending the earthquakes before humans could. It’s not just an old wives’ tale — dogs really can smell fear. I am not sure what triggers it, but I tend to trust a dog’s instincts. One of the least recognized senses most animals have which humans have lost is a sense of smell. Studies have found that dogs can sense human emotions and differentiate between happy and angry expressions. Maybe he … I’ve seen them lower their ears, slowly walk up to the ghost with their heads down, slightly wagging their tails. 1. If animals can sense whether or not a living person has good intentions, perhaps they read spirits in the same way. Research suggests that your dog may sense changes in a person’s brain – through alterations to the pheromones they are emitting – which happen before they act aggressively or unkindly. Dogs Can Detect Untrustworthy People, According to Study . Source. I have seen dogs seem to have a sense that someone is a threat. By Stephen Messenger. When someone is afraid, changes in the body that are imperceptible to humans are obvious to dogs. Your dog might actually be smarter than you’re giving it credit for. Can Dogs Sense Fear? They can sense all kinds of chemical reactions we’re not even aware of. A dog’s nose is incredibly powerful.