Dogs are the best, and it turns out they’re great at empathizing. According to Elite Daily, A study published this week in the journal Animal Cognition finds dogs are just as likely to catch feelings from humans as they are from other dogs. When dog participants heard emotional sounds, coming from either a human or […]
Here’s a story for all the dog lovers. According to Mental Floss, A new study to be published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience looked at the brain activity of 15 dogs as they were first shown a toy car and praised by their owners, and then when they were given a toy […]
As flooding threatens your area, PETA is offering important advice for ensuring the safety of companion animals should residents be forced to evacuate. During a flood, never leave your animals outdoors, tied up, or confined in any way, as they will be trapped and unable to flee rising waters. (Please click on the hyperlinks to see photos of dogs who were […]
The owner of the four pit bulls who mauled a 4-year-old boy to death last week is now facing murder charges.
This story is pretty fascinating! According to FOX News, Scientists have discovered that most dog breeds have one thing in common: the position they take to relieve themselves. Researchers say that 70 dogs representing 37 different breeds were observed relieving themselves thousands of times over the course of a two-year period. Researchers found the dog […]
I always thought dogs had feelings. Turns out I was right. According to Daily Mail, New research from Emory University finds that dogs have emotions just like people do. To find this, researchers trained a dog to sit completely still in an MRI brain scanning machine so that researchers could learn about the dog’s emotions. […]
The TJMS crew was fired up and divided over a story about a man who is facing 10 years in prison for killing his pet…
The American Kennel Club’s annual ranking of the most popular dog breeds out Wednesday (January 30th) found that the Labrador retriever continued to be the nation’s top dog for the 22nd year in a row! The overall results showed that bulldogs and large dogs are moving up in the rankings, while once-popular smaller breeds like […]