The curious tilt of head, the dark, imploring eyes...few things please us more than looking at dogs, looking at things.
Now an art exhibition has piqued the interest of four-legged collectors in London, we thought it only fair that we share the spoils.
Dogs, as well as their owners, have been drawn to the canine-themed creations on show at Battersea's Affordable Art Fair.
'Cyberdog' by Finn Stone has proved a particular draw with Battersea's art-loving pooches...
While a miniature installation called 'Pack Of Hounds' by Gaynor Ostinelli caught the eye of Rufus the dog:
By Anna Pollitt. Images: Rex Features/Getty Images