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How a break-up can affect your pet

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According to the Office of National Statistics around 42% of marriages in England and Wales end in divorce.  With an estimated 12 million (46% of) households owning pets, it’s likely that a number of these animals will be impacted when a relationship breaks-down.  Of all the species, John Wright, a Professor of Psychology at Mercer […]

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Dog’s memory – more important than smell

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A new study from Duke University’s Canine Cognition Centre suggests that memory may be more important than smell when dogs are trying to find a hidden treat.  The team used data from more than 500 dog owners around the world via their online website – Dognition, the brainchild of Dr Brian Hare.  The scientists wanted […]

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