As pet owners, we all like to think our dogs listen to us.

Whether it’s a leap of excitement every time we say “walkies”, or their undivided attention when we unwrap their favourite treat, our adoring canines often have an ear at the ready – some very literally.

The following 18 pooches show that they love to listen by keeping their cute ear in the air.

This bundle of joy¬†hopes you aren’t going to say it’s bedtime.

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This happy chappy is just happy to be listening.