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Dogs Can Actually Understand What You’re Saying to Them, Study Says

You aren’t tricking your dog when you talk about the vet in an excitable tone. A new study has found that dog brains process speech in a way similar to humans, understanding both words’ meanings as well as their tone,

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Dogs, Like People, Tend to Stay Away from ‘Nasty’ People Who ‘Behave Negatively’: Study

Dogs really are man’s best friend. Researchers from Japan’s Kyoto University have found that dogs “are extremely sensitiveto social signals from humans,” and quickly learn to “stop trusting” people who “behave negatively” towards their owners. As part of the study,

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New York City Is Getting Its Very Own Dog Museum

Dog lovers and art fanatics will be finding common ground in New York City tomorrow. After being located in St. Louis, Missouri for 32 years, the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog is back in the Big Apple. This

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Ford Creates Noise Cancelling Kennel For Dogs Frightened By Fireworks And Other Loud Noises

To help promote the noise-canceling technology in some Ford vehicles, the auto maker invented a noise-cancelling doghouse that blocks the sound of fireworks. The kennel detects explosions with microphones and counteracts them by pumping out frequencies that mitigate the sounds

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People With Dogs In Profile Pics Get More Dating App Matches, Survey Finds

CBS Philly/CBS Local) — If you want to find love, add a picture of you with your dog in your dating app profile. A recent survey finds that men and women get matched more when they include a picture of their

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Why Most Dogs Love Water, But Cats Hate It

Cats are pretty incredible animals. They’re cute and clever and seemingly fearless, but we all know one thing that’s likely to make them uneasy: water. While some animals love to go for a swim, cats are generally not one of

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6 Questions You Need to Ask Before Adopting a Shelter Dog

Ask yourself and the shelter these expert-verified questions to help make your adoption process as seamless and smooth as possible—for both you and your new furry family member. Am I even ready to adopt? This question may seem like a

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This is why dogs chase their own tails

Dogs have tons of strange quirks, from spinning in circles before they poop to kicking up the lawn afterward. But among the weirdest: chasing their own tails around and around. It might look like a strange activity to humans, but

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8 Diseases You Didn’t Know You Could Spread to Your Dog

First off, don’t worry yourself sick about making your dog sick; it’s actually pretty rare, says veterinarian Jeff Werber, DVM, Mars Petcare Spokesperson VCA Century Veterinary Group. Some research suggests there’ve only been 56 documented cases of zooanthroponosis (diseases transmitted

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This Company Offers Fur-ternity Leave. Time Off To Be With Your New Dog Or Cat

A Minneapolis  company is now offering its employees fur-ternity leave so they can stay home for a week and take care of their new cats and dogs. Nina Hale is a Performance Digital Marketing Agency and CEO Donna Robinson released

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Do Dogs Sense Your Sadness And Come To Your Aid?

Have you ever noticed that your dog may approach you when you are crying or upset? This study suggests that dogs do know when you are down and in need of some love. Not only that, they move more quickly

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Lunchtime Trivia Friday, June 29

Q: In the U.S 1 Million dogs have this in common.  What is it? A: They have been named primary beneficiary of their owners will.   Pets have more status today. Compared to previous eras, there is currently much less hierarchical

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The 5 Smartest Dog Breeds, Ranked

Dogs are way smarter than we give them credit for. 1. Border collie “It’s not a surprise that this hard-working, herding breed comes in first on our list,” say Caitie Steffen, pet expert at Whistle, and Angela Hughes, DVM, PhD,

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Humane Society Offers Stress Relieving Cuddles With Kittens and Puppies AT Work For Donation

Picture this.  You’re at work and having a bit of a trying day and in need of a stress reliever.  Or maybe you are one of many who miss their pets while at work. At least one Humane society is

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Over 1,000 Dachshunds Met Up For an Epic Wiener Dog Walk

In what might be a wiener dog enthusiast’s greatest dream, over 1,000 dachshunds met up this past weekend in Manchester’s Heaton Park for a mass walk to celebrate the charms of the breed and to raise money for two charities.

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