Dogs do feel love, as they have the same brain construction that humans do in regard to producing emotions, states psychology professor Stanley Coren in Psychology Today. Dog brains also produce oxytocin, the same hormon... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Some signs that dogs love their owners include the desire for cuddles after eating, the desire to share a bed with their owners and visible happiness when their owners return home. A dog's happiness upon the owner's re... More »

Dogs make good pets because they provide therapeutic and health benefits to their owners. They can help reduce a person’s loneliness, decrease stress and encourage exercise. More »

A civilian sheepdog is not a dog breed, but rather a concept started by former psychology professor and army ranger, Lt. Col. Dave Grossman. He breaks down society into three categories: sheep, wolf and sheepdog. The she... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Though the emotions of dogs can't be directly translated to those of humans, they experience forms of joy, sadness, shame, jealousy and grief. Research also indicates they may have their own form of laughter. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

According to canine intelligence trials carried out in 1994 by Stanley Coren (with help from the American Kennel Club and the Canadian Kennel Club), the German shepherd ranks above the golden retriever for work, obedienc... More »

Unconditional positive regard is a primary basis for treating patients in psychotherapy, according to an article by Dr. Stephen Joseph in Psychology Today. Unconditional positive regard is a client-centered therapy found... More » World View Social Sciences Psychology