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tag: Stanley Coren

Differences Between Dating a Dog Person vs. Cat Person

Since I have two Labradors and live in the dog world, I have much more experience dating dog people than cat people. But, when I read about the recent survey by Direct Line Pet Insurance and K9 Media …

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Are Dogs Becoming Doctors for Cancer Patients?

An average dog can understand over 150 words, and some Border Collies have proven to know upwards of 200 words. While that is amazing, dogs still haven't yet learned how to get into medical† school. B…

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Are Some Dog Breeds More Aggressive?

A neighbor was warning me to stay away from a Pit Bull down the street because he was a "bad dog" who growled when he walked by. I tried to explain to him that there is no such thing as a "bad dog." T…

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Does Your Pet Dream?

Have you ever seen your dog's paws look like they are running in his sleep? Or your cat's whiskers twitch while snoozing? If it's not obvious enough from the video of Bizkit, research now shows that p…

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Do You Celebrate Your Pet’s Birthday?

Iíve always celebrated all of my dogs' birthdays and remember every one to this day. There is no big birthday cake, but I always honor the occasion in some special way. It usually involves a new toy, …

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Do We Treat Our Pets Like Our Children?

By Lisa Spector, Juilliard Graduate, Canine Music Expert and co-founder of Through a Dog's Ear. A recent article in Pshychology Today by Stanley Coren, PhD referred to a recent online survey by Kel…

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