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New Study: Contagious yawning is not a signal of empathy
Is contagious yawning a good measure of empathy? Our new study with dogs suggests not. Ever find yourself yawning after seeing someone else yawn? Contagious yawning has long been used as evidence for empathy in mammals. Researchers have claimed that, just like...
A New Concept of Dog Intelligence
Our lab director, Dr Alex Taylor, was recently interviewed on dog intelligence for Stuff.co.nz news. Read this latest article here! We are hoping to gain a better understanding of dog intelligence than simplistic tests such as "see how long it takes your dog to shake...
Auckland’s The Big Dog Walk!
On April 28th, the Clever Canine Lab team will be at The Big Dog Walk in Auckland. We will have our own stall at the event, where you can come and talk to us about animal intelligence, our sponsors (Healthy Pet Foods), and sign up your dog to participate in our...