Pet dogs can ‘catch’ human yawns

The BBC is reporting on a paper by Senju et. al. published in Biology Letters that Pet dogs can ‘catch’ human yawns. It apparently demonstrates that dogs can empathise with humans.

I already use this technique on Kita when I want him to go to sleep!


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