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Tue Jul 24, 2018, 11:14 AM

Dogs show more than puppy love. They'll try to save their owners.

Your dog may not pull you out of a well if you fall down one, but there’s a good chance it will open a door to help you if you are in trouble.

Researchers trying to figure out how much a dog will do to help its owner found that dogs will push open a door to get to their owners — but only if the dog is not too stressed out by the sight and sound of its owner seemingly in distress.

And the dogs seemed to be able to tell the difference between crying and humming. They pushed open a closed door much more quickly if their owners appeared to be crying, the researchers report in the journal Learning & Behavior



https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/dogs-show-more-puppy-love-they-ll-try-save-their-n893896

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Tue Jul 24, 2018, 11:18 AM

1. My dog saved my life. She's gone now. I really miss her. I always could tell she loved me.

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Response to notdarkyet (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 24, 2018, 09:13 PM

2. All of mine have helped save my sanity.

They are the only people who love us more than themselves. Good dogs.

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