October 2010

The look of love – dogs recognise their owner’s faces

The look of love – dogs recognise their owner’s faces

A new study led by the University of Padua in Italy has shown how much dogs rely on seeing their owners’ faces in order to recognise them.  The study also measured how much dogs prefer to gaze at and follow their owners, rather than a stranger.

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Do you have a pessimistic pooch?

Do you have a pessimistic pooch?

A new study conducted by the University of Bristol headed by Professor Mike Mendi, has discovered dogs that are anxious when left alone also tend to demonstrate “pessimistic” like behaviour.

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Berkhamsted business woman represents rural entrepreneurs at Ministerial visit

Berkhamsted business woman represents rural entrepreneurs at Ministerial visit

Friday 8th October, Mark Prisk MP, Minister for Business and Enterprise and representatives from the Commission for Rural Communities, The Prince’s Rural Action Programme and the Plunkett Foundation gathered in Hertfordshire for a ‘Rural Business in Action Day’ organised by Women in Rural Enterprise (WiRE).

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