Dogs Become Attached To Their Owners In Much The Same Way As Infants To Their Caregivers

A new study finds the first conclusive evidence that dogs become attached to their owners in much the same way as infants with their caregivers.

Eric K. Noji, M.D.‘s insight:

Just like humans, it’s important for animals to develop relationships with their own kind. However, when it comes to domesticated animals, relationships can go in a different direction. Researchers have found that pet owners oftentimes develop strong bonds with their pets similar to that of a parent and their infant child.

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