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Dogs Really Are Our Best Friends

Even though we already knew this, there's now scientific proof.

There's now scientific proof dogs really are our man's (or woman's) best friend. Scientists have discovered our dogs are hard-wired to recognize faces and our facial expressions, a quality that has only previously been documented in humans and other primates.

Scientists at Emory University discovered a portion of the brain in both dogs and humans associated with positive emotions. With further study, this new evidence will hopefully demonstrate dogs love us for more than just providing their regular meals and are truly attracted to us for emotional comfort and social bonds.

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