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TEDX – How Dogs Love Us

TEDX – How Dogs Love Us

Almost every dog owner has  wondered about what their dog might be thinking? Does he really miss me when I’m gone? Does my dog love me? Thanks to MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) we finally have the answer. In this popular TEDx talk which has been viewed over a million times, Dr. Gregory Berns explores how dogs’ brains work and how they feel about us. He’s the author of the New York Times best selling book, How Dogs Love Us. WoofPost.com is a comprehensive site for information dog owners can rely on, and includes tips on health, exercise, fun facts, breed…
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Seven Super Reasons Dogs Are The Best

Seven Super Reasons Dogs Are The Best

Why is it that even though we dog owners already know our canine companions are the best ever, we still love a list of reasons why they are awesome! One - Your dog will happily watch tv with you without hogging the remote. Two - It takes very little to make a dog happy. Just ask him if he wants to go for a ride in the car! Three - A dog will always give you something to smile about, even on a tough day. Four - Your dog will greet you like you’ve been gone for a month, even…
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What We Are Reading: Dog Is Love

What We Are Reading: Dog Is Love

Scientists have long insisted that even though we may feel great affection and love for our dog, our dogs don’t really love us back. Attributing human emotions to animals, dogs included, is known as anthropomorphizing them and researchers have been extremely careful not to fall into what they consider its fatal trap.  Dog lovers however don’t pay any attention to these “rules.” We know that we love our dogs, and we know deep down that they love us too. With every joyful wag of their tails and licks of their tongues, this feeling is reinforced.   Scientist and canine researcher Clive…
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Scientists Admit Your Dog Really Does Love You

Scientists Admit Your Dog Really Does Love You

Why is it that dogs seem to have such a special bond with humans? Is it because we as a species have been hanging aound dogs for so long? The exact timing of dog domestication from their ancestors, the grey wolf, is still shrouded in the mists of history, but is thought to have occured between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago. That’s a long association. Turns out, that may not be the exact reason. One of the most intriguing new research findings is from Japan. A 2015 study led by Takefumi Kikusui at Azabu University showed that when humans and…
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