How canines capture your heart: scientists explain puppy dog eyes

How canines capture your heart: scientists explain puppy dog eyes

The sad, imploring expression held such power over humans during 33,000 years of canine domestication that the preference for dogs that could pull off the look steered the evolution of their facial muscles, researchers have said.

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others'

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others'

The seven-year-old cat, real name Tardar Sauce or Tard, became one of the internet’s first “petfluencers” after gaining fame online for her perpetually gloomy gaze, launching an empire worth millions.

Dog Idioms and Sayings

Dog Idioms and Sayings

But then again, for all we know half of our dogs’ barking may reference us, perhaps not in a positive light: But before our imagination about canine language gets us into the doghouse, let’s examine some human expressions referencing dogs, what they mean and which breeds might best illustrate the phrases.

Forget dogs, horses can read humans too, says a new study

Forget dogs, horses can read humans too, says a new study

In the present study, researchers Ayaka Takimoto and Toshikazu Hasegawa used the expectancy violation method to investigate whether horses cross-modally perceive human emotion by integrating facial expression and voice tone.