I've always made eye contact with my dogs. I can definitely feel a connection that way, a way to communicate. I'm sure alot of you know what I'm talking about. I'm not sure what Spike is "hearing" as a puppy when I make eye contact. Is it a way other puppies convey they want to play? Is it a power thing at this age? He is definitely not making the connection I'm used to although I do see a little bit of one One do puppies "hear" when making eye contact?