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Interview with Julie Hecht, Manager of Horowitz Dog Cognition Labs, Barnard College

WHAT ATTRACTS YOU TO YOUR DOG? Julie Hecht is the lab manager of the Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College and the author of Dog Spies, a blog in Scientific American. She is a doctoral student in animal behavior and comparative psychology who has been working with … Continue reading

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July 4th, Not Fun for Skunky

 My friend Gina found her dog, Skunky, on the streets of Patterson, New Jersey as a pup some 13 years ago. She suspects that he’d been used as a “bait dog” for dogfights, because he was always cowering down, scared … Continue reading

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Inside of a Dog

Can your dog “smell sadness” in you? Behavioral scientist Alexandra Horowitz says it can. I hope to reference Horowitz’ 2010 book, Inside of a Dog, at least a few times in these blogposts because it presents an extraordinary look at … Continue reading

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