The babies apparently have their own unique feelings, but prefer 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 men best friend has the preference of an embarrassing uncle hectoring the DJ at a wedding.
At a rehoming centre in the Scottish city of Dumbarton investigates played hounds various categories of music, during which heart rate surveillance and behavioural watching goes to show that stress ranks lowered while listening to the unlikely genre bedfellows. There are unconfirmed reports that the dogs utterly lost their thinkers 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 exactly did.
Despite proof that bird-dog dont just like reggae but in fact love it, the mutt too greeted well to Motown, classical and pop ways. For Professor Neil Evans, the mixed response suggests that like humans, our canine acquaintances have their own individual music preferences. His opinion will make sense to anyone who has ever met a dog: its difficult to see a St Bernard listening to anything other than Bing Crosby, or a bug-eyed chihuahua who wasnt perpetually suffering paranoid flashbacks to a soundtrack of hard German techno.
Following the findings, the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has equipped its kennels with sound systems, and gathering canine-appropriate playlists. Its safe to usurp Lee Scratch Perry and Joe Cocker are lead candidates, but which other dog-friendly artists and songs deserve a target in the carry? Heres 10 for your starter; feel free to add your own.
1 Doggy Dog World, by Snoop Dogg ft Tha Dogg Pound
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