To us dog lovers, we know our dogs can come across as human-ish at times, from the way they cuddle next to us on the couch to the way they get jealous over everything.
Thankfully, the next time someone accuses you of being a crazy dog person for thinking your dog is a tiny human in a fur jacket, you can now say your stance is backed…by science. Researchers have recently found that dogs are more like us than was previously known. In the video below, dogs’ empathy is put to the test in an experiment that shows how dogs respond to a human in distress.
See the video at: http://barkpost.com