Are you looking at me?

A preliminary study from Portugal found that the ancient breeds of dogs are more likely to respond aversively to the human eye stare vs.  the more modern breeds of dogs from European origins.

Do you know which breeds are the more ancient breeds of dogs? If not, do a google search to learn something new today about our canine companions .

Published in: on February 8, 2011 at 11:30 am  Comments (2)  

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  1. Dr L- do you have a link to the study findings?

    Thanks!

  2. The preliminary data were presented at the Canine Science Forum in Vienna, Austria. Only the abstract is published for now. The abstract is published in the Journal of Veterinary Behaviour. I do not have an electronic link. Sorry.


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