Scientists have figured out how dogs are experiencing negative emotions of the owners

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Not only dogs feel when their owner is upset, but also striving to help people, found researchers from Johns Hopkins University, USA. It is reported portal Phys.org.

The researchers conducted an experiment involving 34 dogs of different breeds. During the experiment Pets were placed separately from the owners behind the transparent door closed with magnets. The hosts began to sing a lullaby or to cry.

It turned out that heard crying, the Pets tried to open the door three times faster. During the experiment, the researchers also measured the level of stress in animals. As it turned out, one of those dogs that did not run to open the door, the figure was even higher: animals are so much upset by the weeping of the owners that I was not able to do anything.

«Dogs have been alongside humans for tens of thousands of years, and they have learned to read our social cues,» said lead author Emily Sanford.

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