Dogs hate being hugged say researchers

Dogs hate being hugged say researchers
 

0 Have your say Although hugging and cuddling your pet may seem like a normal way to show affection for man’s best friend, new research shows that dogs hate being hugged.
According to a recent study by Dr Stanley Coren, a canine expert and professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, dogs actually become stressed out when humans stroke and cuddle them.
The research, which analysed 250 pictures of dogs as they were being hugged, showed eight out of 10 of the pets looking visibly uncomfortable.
Some of the most common signs of discomfort are when dogs turn their head away,... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 25
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