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CSU Study: Dogs Like Classical Music

A study conducted at Colorado State University in Fort Collins says that dogs prefer classical music. My dog loves KOSI 101.1, but the study does say that dogs that listen to music are more relaxed.

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Lori Kogan, associate professor at CSU's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and lead author of the study published in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior, said she and her team exposed 117 dogs to three types of music: classical, heavy metal and psychoacoustic classical music specifically designed to sooth animals, Postmedia News reported Friday.

Kogan said the dogs listening to classical music, which were of varying breeds, were generally more relaxed and restful than dogs in the no-music control group, while those listening to heavy metal displayed increased anxiety and unrest.

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My Beagle, Jasmine, enjoys the sounds of KOSI 101.1. Does your dog enjoy music?

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11/06/2012 1:05PM
CSU Study: Dogs Like Classical Music
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