You have a lot more in common with Fido than you think. You know you share genes with your biological parents and kids, but what about microbes? A new study finds that families share skin, tongue and gut microbes with each other... and their dogs. The study shows how the people and pets you live with affect the microscopic bacteria, fungi and other creatures living all over...
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Researchers found dogs have the ability to better understand a human’s perspective. The study revealed canines were four times more likely to steal food when they thought people weren’t watching.
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FRIDAY, March 1 (HealthDay News) -- It's a dog-see-dog world. With no sniffing involved, dogs can recognize the faces of other dogs among the faces of humans and other animal species, according to a new study.Researchers in France found that dogs could pick out fellow dogs and put them in a group of their own, regardless of their breed. They did this through visual cues...
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Scientists believe the natural empathy between dogs and humans explains why a new study has shown people are able to find a precise range of emotions in canines from slight movements in their expressions.
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The technology, trialled in County Durham, also allows officers to check out a building from the dogs' perspective to make sure it is safe before they enter it themselves.
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Study shows employees who bring dogs to work produced lower levels of stress hormone.
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Ever wonder why Spot just can't seem to warm up to strangers? Being a left-pawed dog might have something to do with it. New research published in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior suggests that dogs that show a preference for their left paws are more likely than dogs with no paw preference (ambilateral dogs) to show aggression toward people they don't know. "I reported a...
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The study shows how the world was cooling for several thousand years until the 20th century.
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You probably know the feeling. You’re caught up in a TV show—it could be an old favorite, or one that’s totally new to you—and you suddenly you want more. And because you’re watching over the Internet, you have entire seasons at your fingertips. Just one episode, you tell yourself. Before you know it, fifteen hours have passed, you haven’t showered, and your lap is...
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This may be the reason why dogs love to ‘fetch’ ! Dogs experience a ‘high’ from running, similar to the ‘runner’s high’ felt by people who run or jog frequently, a new study has found.
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