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Best Friend Forever

Dogs, cats, hamsters, they really are your best friends in more ways than you think. While the study of animal behavior opens a window into the minds of pets, researching animals can also shine a light on human behavior; the question of nature versus nurture is just one area of inquiry that has shared significance.
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Dog Crazy? It's in Your DNA

By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC

Recent research shows a substantial genetic factor in dog ownership.
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Animals and a Healthy You

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D.

A review of research analyzed the extent, nature, and quality of the evidence
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Wild About Furry Friends

By Hal Herzog Ph.D.

A controversial new book explains how pets make us human.
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Confessions of a Dog Walker

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D.

An interview with Michael Brandow, author of a new and very insightful book.