DO DOGS LAUGH?

Jun/2009 at 4:46 pm Leave a comment

Well, we know they do. But now we have scientific proof.

Here is the summation from Alan Boyle who makes dry scientific reports eminently readable-

http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2009/06/04/1953175.aspx

What I got out of it was-

“Panksepp said the paper “provides a minimalist, highly conservative interpretation of the exciting findings.” He’s been focusing on rats, but other research suggests that dogs make a particular kind of pant that could be considered laughter. The “dog-laugh” accompanies play behavior, and when other dogs hear the sound, it appears to reduce stress (like a good joke among humans).”

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