The pets reportedly have their own unique appreciations, but wish reggae and soft rock to classical: so heres a top 10 of dog-friendly tunes
A study by the University of Glasgow has discovered that dogs prefer soft rock and reggae over other categories of music, conclusively testifying gentlemen best friend has the flavor of an embarrassing uncle hectoring the DJ at a wedding.
At a rehoming core in the Scottish city of Dumbarton investigates played puppies various categories of music, during which heart rate monitoring and behavioural see was indicated that stress ranks discontinued while listening to the unlikely genre bedfellows. “Theres” unconfirmed reports that the dogs perfectly lost their attentions when researchers cranked a mashup of Beenie Man vs Steely Dan. According to a schnauzer who was at the incident: It shouldnt have worked, but it only did.
Despite evidence that dogs dont just like reggae but in fact love it, the mutts too answered well to Motown, classical and pop tracks. For Professor Neil Evans, the mixed reaction suggests that like humans, our canine acquaintances have their own individual music predilections. His conclusion will make sense to anyone who has ever met a hound: its hard to suppose a St Bernard listening to anything other than Bing Crosby, or a bug-eyed chihuahua who wasnt invariably suffering psychotic flashbacks to a soundtrack of hard German techno.
Following the findings and conclusions, the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has equipped its kennels with sound systems, and compiling canine-appropriate playlists. Its safe to acquire Lee Scratch Perry and Joe Cocker are lead campaigners, but which other dog-friendly artists and songs deserve a region in the carry? Heres 10 for your starter; experience free to contribute your own.