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Want Better Rapport With Your Cat? Bat Your Eyes | Health News | US News

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Pup In The Rye: Dogs Go Through 'Teenage Angst' Just Like Humans - Study Finds

Teenage angst is considered a rite of passage, at least among humans, but a new study finds that dogs tend to get pretty stand-offish during their "teenage" years as well.

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Dogs are Better at Communicating Emotions to Owners than Cats

A new study conducted in Denmark concludes that pet owners develop a special sensitivity to all dogs' and cats' whines, whimpers, barks, and meows.

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Cats rival dogs on many tests of social smarts. But is anyone brave enough to study them? | Science | AAAS

Social cognition researchers are finally probing the secrets of the feline mind—when the cats deign to cooperate

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Study: Dogs Experience Profound Personality Changes As They Age - Study Finds

It's probably no surprise to their owners, but dogs, much like people, have distinct personalities (canine-alities?) that shift and change over time, according to a new study.

Science & Technology | Science

DNA recovered from snow helps scientists track elusive wildlife

Researchers are using environmental DNA to help monitor and measure populations of rare snow-dwelling species like Canadian lynx.

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Why Do Cats Meow at Humans? | Psychology Today

Have you ever seen your cat at meow at other cats? Probably not. But your cat meows at you, right? Sometimes non-stop? There's a reason for this.

Psychology | Personality

This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood | Science | Smithsonian

What clownfish stepfathers and Dad-of-the-Year foxes teach us about paternal neurochemistry in the animal kingdom

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Dogs Use 19 Referential Signals to Communicate With Humans

These are the gestures our pets use to tell us they want food, toys, and love.

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Dogs Understand Emotions Behind Human Facial Expressions, Get Stressed By Bad Moods - Study Finds

A new study finds that dogs can read the emotions tied to their owners' facial expressions, and a bad mood can cause their heart rates to spike.

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Dogs Use Various Gestures To Get What They Want From Us

New research shows the four requests most commonly used that result in dogs being satisfied are “Scratch me!”, “Give me food/drink”, “Open the door” and “Get my toy/bone.”

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Scientific Reasons Why Your Cat Acts So Weird

The internet loves cats. If the internet were Superman, cats would be the Sun. But even though cats are cute and fluffy (and always ready to start something),

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Research Indicates That Dogs Can Feel Love

Scientists discover that dogs, much like humans, experience feelings of love and affection.