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Puppies Only Yawn When They Understand Empathy

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You won't be seeing puppies in the movie Seven Psychopaths…because they can empathize with you!

Dogs catch the yawn bug, just like humans, chimps, and baboons, and yawns are known to be great measures of empathy.

But, when it comes to dogs, yawning is something they LEARN, after a certain point in their puppy-hood.

Danish researchers at Lund University have found that

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Can Dogs Understand Our Pain?

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When humans cry, do dogs cry with them?

Researchers from the University of London performed a study to determine whether or not pooches can empathize with their owners, surveying 18 dogs and their responses towards humming, talking, and crying.

In the study, 15 dogs approached a crying person

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