Petting dogs is good for your brain – but they have to be real
Petting a dog lights up the part of the brain that regulates and processes social and emotional interactions, a new study has found.
Dogs can smell when you’re stressed (if they can be bothered)
Dogs can tell when you’re stressed out with near perfect accuracy based only on your breath, apparently.
Dogs cry with happiness when they see their owners
Dogs cry when they’re happy to impress their favourite humans, new research has found.