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Why man allows his best friend to poop in public

Generally, Western societies maintain high standards of everyday hygiene. When it comes to man's best friend, however, it seems we turn a blind eye! New research published in Environmental Sociology this month explores the re ...

dateApr 07, 2015 in Social Sciences
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First modern dog discovered

(Phys.org) —University of Manchester historians have identified the first modern dog: a Pointer called 'Major'. A description of the animal, found by the team in a now obscure 1865 edition of a Victorian journal called ...

dateMar 05, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Dogs' family status depends on family's locale

Man's best friend might just be treated like any other animal depending on where the owners live. A study by David Blouin, assistant professor of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Indiana University South Bend, ...

dateAug 15, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Man's best friend

People have an innate need to establish close relationships with other people. But this natural bonding behaviour is not confined to humans: many animals also seem to need relationships with others of their ...

dateJun 21, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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If you're aggressive, your dog will be too, study

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a new, year-long University of Pennsylvania survey of dog owners who use confrontational or aversive methods to train aggressive pets, veterinary researchers have found that most of these animals will ...

dateFeb 17, 2009 in
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Four-legged friendster: Dog tech takes off

You might call it doggy tech. Social networks, software applications, photo sharing, information tools, messaging, and even collars to monitor your dog's health have begun to sprout amid a surge in spending on pets.

dateMay 22, 2014 in Software
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How common is aggression in UK dogs?

Aggressive dogs represent a serious risk to human health, tragically causing fatalities in rare cases. The development of aggression can also impact on a dog's welfare, because of a breakdown of the human-pet bond, euthanasia ...

dateJan 07, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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