Can dogs really understand humans? The scientific answer

I think my dog Amos—attentively listening above—understands me. I'm not talking about his hundred tricks learned thanks to these guys and the power of the clicker (he follows commands better than most kids.) I'm talking about true understanding. This video explains why this thought isn't crazy at all. » 1/08/15 8:36pm 1/08/15 8:36pm

Portraits of abandoned dogs before being put down at a shelter

Taiwanese photographer Yun-Fei Tou created these portraits of abandoned dogs minutes before being euthanized to "arouse people's awareness of animals rights." What really fucks me up is to look into their eyes knowing they didn't know what was coming up next. A stark reminder of our responsibility towards these beings. » 10/21/14 11:33pm 10/21/14 11:33pm