As dog lovers, we all already know how emotionally perceptive our dogs are. Their happiness is amplified by ours, and they are always ready to lick our tears away. But now there is science to demonstrate that dogs are the only other animal known to be able to recognize human emotions. Dogs have been humans’ companions for over 10,000 years, so they’ve had plenty … [Read more...] about Groundbreaking Study Shows Dogs Can Truly Understand Emotions
By Denise Daniels | Washington Post One of the greatest lessons of my life came from a dog. It was Christmas Eve, 1989, and our house was burning to the ground. As we stood in the snow in our jammies, our Newfoundland, Alfie, kept running back toward the house to make sure all the children were out and that everyone was safe. (We were, thankfully.) It was the most … [Read more...] about Want to Raise Empathetic Kids? Get Them a Dog.