Time for a Dog Nap?

October 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/3/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p2
The article deals with a study which claims that dogs often yawn after seeing people do it. Studies have established before that humans can make other humans and chimpanzees yawn. While humans tend to catch 45 to 60 percent of yawns, researcher Atsushi Senju found that the response rate of dogs is 70 percent. According to experts, the findings of the study proves that dogs can understand and identify with people's feelings.


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