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Thu, 6th Oct 2016

Genes linked to friendly dogs

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What makes dogs manís - or womanís - best friend? Scientists in Sweden gave a pack of dogs an impossible task to do: pushing along a plate that was actually stuck to the floor. The dogs that sought help from their owners were set up a different way genetically from dogs that like to be more wolf-like and independent. Georgia Mills spoke to researcher Per Jensen to hear what heís sniffed out... 

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