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How Dogs Helped Humans Thrive Over Neanderthals

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How Dogs Helped Humans To understand how dogs helped humans to thrive over Neanderthals, you have to go back over 40,000 years. Neanderthals were not the simplistic creatures they are represented to be in film and media. They knew how to use tools, make fire and practice social rituals. In tests performed to mimic the situations of […]

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Dogs Can Detect Human Emotions

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New research suggests that dogs respond uniquely to tears. Whether or not pets actually have empathy for human emotions is less clear. A study was published online on May 30th in the Journal of Animal Cognition, University of London. This study found that dogs are more likely to approach a crying person over a humming […]