Dogs are just better than humans
I've had dogs since being 5 years old and am comfortable with dealing with the smallest dog through to the larger breeds. I've experienced nervous as well as very overconfident dogs with no problems. Complete sucker for dogs that manage to do the "head tilt" as if listening to you, but also quite like those dogs that maybe have a little more "cat" about them - it's their way, not your way!
I wish I could ...