Adopting shelter dogs is a lot like dating (minus that first visit to Starbucks)

Adopting shelter dogs is a lot like dating (minus that first visit to Starbucks)

It turns out that adopting a dog is a lot like dating, only without the “getting-to-know-you” cup of coffee. Those are the findings of a 2019 study by Samantha Cohen, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Virginia, who led the research on dog adoption as a doctoral student at Indiana University (IU) with the help of Peter Todd, MPhil, PhD, professor of cognitive science, psychology, and informatics at IU.

Go to full article: https://www.aaha.org/publications/newstat/articles/2022-08/adopting-shelter-dogs-is-a-lot-like-dating-minus-that-first-visit-to-starbucks/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=rasa_io&utm_campaign=newsletter

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