pets

Life Sciences research features on international radio

Natalia Albuquerque featured on the show discussing the groundbreaking study which found that dogs can recognise emotions in humans by combining information from different senses. This ability had never previously been observed outside of humans. The research was carried out as part of collaboration between the School of Life...

Dogs really can recognise human emotions

  As a dog owner you’ve seen them smile, cuddle you when you’re not at your best, mope when you’re not around and pounce around when you’re in the best of moods, but now it’s been scientifically proven: dogs really can recognise emotions in humans. By combining information from different...

Keep your pets safe this Bonfire Night

Here we have top tips on keeping your pets calm and safe this Bonfire Night from Animal Behaviour Clinic’s Senior Technician, Lynn Hewison. Walk your dog early in the day whilst it is light or early in the evening to reduce them hearing any fireworks. When at home, close...

Helping our animals deal with stress

A leading animal behaviourist who has pioneered research into the effects of pheromone therapy has co-authored a new book on the subject. We may not be sure how our animals experience stress, but emotional upset can have a significant impact on their lives. For this reason, more emphasis is...

Dogs needed for international behavioural study

The University of Lincoln is participating in an international study about the reproducibility of behavioural tests on dogs. Investigations will aim to find out if “cultural differences” exist among dogs by looking at how canines from different countries react to various problems. In the study dogs and owners will jointly participate...