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Made To Love Dogs: How Our Genes Make Us True Canine Lovers

In a recent study conducted on tendencies for dog ownership, a team of scientists examined information from over 35,000 pairs of twins twins for any possibility of genetic component for dog preference. The results show that genes have a significant influence on whether a person will get a dog for a pet.

by Gel Galang
October 1st

Study Shows Dogs Fill Men & Women’s Lives Differently

One research poll suggests that the reason for getting a pet may be influenced by your gender attributes. A national poll that surveyed over 600 single men and women found that they had different reasons for bringing home a loving pooch. Here are the results.

by Gel Galang
October 1st

How Therapy Dogs Can Help With ADHD Symptoms

Researchers explored the benefits of therapy dogs on children with ADHD. Specifically, they wanted to test the symptoms of ADHD through interactions with therapy dogs. Here’s what their research found.

by Gel Galang
March 15th, 2019

Dog Training Program Symbolizes Hope For Florida Inmates

Training programs for at-risk or rescue dogs are becoming creative and resourceful in finding ways to make canines more adoptable. In Florida, one program aims to rehabilitate both at-risk dogs and inmates who are looking to go back into society as reformed individuals.

by Gel Galang
February 8th, 2019

Italian IKEA Opens Doors To Homeless Dogs In Winter

An IKEA in Catania, Italy reportedly opened its doors to the homeless dogs of the area for the winter months. Employees provide food, water, and toys, as well as much love and affection. Many of the pups have found homes with the IKEA staff now, too.

by Beth Meadows
November 26th, 2018
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