Learning & Behavior

Sorry, it looks like dogs aren't really that smart. Don't blame us; blame this study.
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November 29, 2018 - 11:26 am
By AJ Willingham, CNN (CNN) -- First of all, let's be clear: Every dog is the best dog, especially yours. But unfortunately, it looks like your drooling, howling, underwear-sniffing, sock-eating angel of perfection is not, you know, especially smart. This distressing news comes from a new study in...
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A small study finds that dogs will move faster to be with their owners if the person is crying versus humming a tune
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July 24, 2018 - 9:11 pm
By Jacqueline Howard (CNN) -- Ever notice your dog approach you when you cry? Or see how Fido might walk up to a stranger in tears? A new study suggests that dogs not only notice when someone is upset and needs help, they also might move more quickly to assist. The research, published in the...
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