The pets reportedly have their own peculiar penchants, but opt 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 puppies prefer soft rock and reggae over other categories of music, conclusively proving followers best friend has the appreciation of an embarrassing uncle hectoring the DJ at a wedding.
At a rehoming centre in the Scottish town of Dumbarton researchers played bird-dogs various categories of music, during which heart rate monitoring and behavioural watching showed that stress heights descended while listening to the unlikely genre bedfellows. There are unconfirmed reports that the dogs perfectly lost their imaginations when investigates cranked a mashup of Beenie Man vs Steely Dan. According to a schnauzer who was at the incident: It shouldnt have worked, but it simply did.
Despite evidence that dogs dont just like reggae but in fact love it, the mutts too reacted well to Motown, classical and pop lines. For Professor Neil Evans, the mixed answer been shown that like humans, our canine acquaintances have their own individual music likings. His conclusion will make sense to anyone who has ever met a hound: its difficult to gues a St Bernard listening to anything other than Bing Crosby, or a bug-eyed chihuahua who wasnt perpetually knowing paranoid 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 gathering canine-appropriate playlists. Its safe to premise Lee Scratch Perry and Joe Cocker are lead campaigners, but which other dog-friendly artists and songs deserve a situate in the battalion? Heres 10 for your starter; find free to include your own.