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Social dog — emotional dog?

By Stefanie Riemer

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Based on their high sociability and their capabilities in social cognition, we should conclude that dogs experience rich emotions in the social domain. I discuss the importance of dog-human attachment and some of the controversial evidence for so-called secondary emotions, which leaves many questions to answer.


Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Date 2017
Publication Title Animal Sentience
Volume 2
Issue 14
Pages 5
DOI 10.51291/2377-7478.1255
Language English
Additional Language English
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  1. Animal roles
  2. Attachment
  3. open access
  4. Pets and companion animals
  5. sociability
  6. social cognition
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