Media & News


October 1, 2021 National Geographic Magazine “Yes, dogs can ‘catch’ their owners’ emotions”

September 30, 2021 Horse Talk Magazine  “Intriguing questions arise around selection criteria for therapy horses”

Sept 29, 2021 Scientias (Netherlands)  ‘Jouw Kat Heeft Je Harder Nodig Dan Je Denkt’ (‘Your Cat Needs You More Than You Think’)

September 27, 2021 People Magazine “Cats May Connect to Their Owners Just as Much as Dogs, Study Finds”.

September 25, 2021 Der Spiegel Magazine (German publication). ‘Auch Kinder können die Führung übernehmen’ (‘Children can also take the lead’)

August 27, 2021 New York Times “I Can’t Stop Wondering What’s Going On Inside My Cat’s Head”

August 11, 2021 Washington Post for a story about how dogs perceive music. “Does This Dog Hate Bach?”

August 10, 2021 Shape MagazineThese Benefits of Having a Cat Will Convince You to Adopt a Feline ASAP”

July 20, 2021 New Scientist “Dogs will ignore you if they know you are lying, unlike young children”

July 15, 2021  National Geographic “Some dogs are geniuses—just like humans”

July 8, 2021 Featured on the Science Pawdcast. Season 3 Episode 19: Cave Fires, Wiggly Cats and Monique Udell on the Human, Animal Bond! 

June 4, 2021 Smithsonian Magazine “Puppies Are Born Ready to Communicate With Humans”

March 31, 2021 ABC National Radio (Australian Broadcasting Channel) “What does calm look like? It has four legs and can be pretty slobbery”.

March 23, 2021 NPR “On National Puppy Day, A Clue Into A Dog’s Behavior”

March 17, 2021 New York Times “The Family Dog Is in Sync With Your Kids”

February 8, 2021 Pet Business Magazine “How Closely Do Dogs Emulate Human Behavior?”

February 2, 2021 KGW8 News “OSU study looks at the connection between kids and dogs”

Jan 26, 2021 KTVZ News   “OSU study finds dogs sync their behavior with kids, but not as much as adults”

Jan 27, 2021 Corvallis Gazette Times, “New OSU study shows dogs take some cues from kids”

Jan 28, 2021  Z100 Portland  “Dogs Connect with kids”


February 21, 2020 New York Times “Whisky Knows Her Toys”


Cats Like People! (Some People, Anyway). The New York Times
Study finds kittens bond with their human caregivers like babies do. PBS NOVA
Exploring canine aggression: OSU researchers find link in guts of rescue dogs. Corvallis Gazette-Times
Cats rival dogs on many tests of social smarts. But is anyone brave enough to study them? Science Magazine 


Which are smarter, cats or dogs? We asked a scientist. PBS
OSU study: Human encouragement may help dogs solve problems. KTVZ
That’s a good boy! Encouraging your dog can boost its ability to solve complex problems, researchers say. Daily Mail
Humans may help boost dogs’ problem-solving ability. The Times of India


What Makes Fido So Friendly? It Could Be Genetic. Smithsonian
Why dogs are friendly – it’s written in their genes. BBC
Why Are Dogs So Friendly? Science Finally Has an Answer. National Geographic
What makes dogs so friendly? Study finds genetic link to super-outgoing people. Science News
Why Are Dogs So Friendly? The Answer May Be in 2 Genes. The New York Times
Shocker: Some cats like people more than food or toys. The Washington Post 
Empirical Evidence: Cats Love People, 
The New York Times
Cats Care About People More Than Food, New Study Finds. Time
Your Cat Thinks You’re Cool: 60 Second Science. Scientific American
How Much Do Cats and Dogs Remember? Live Science
Through a cat’s nose: How understanding smell can keep cats in homes and reduce stress in shelters, Maddie’s Fund. 


What We Understand about Cats and What They Understand about Us. Scientific American 
What’s Going On in Your Cat’s Head?
Scientific American

Socializing cats to aid adoptability. 
JAVMA news
Can Horses Follow Humans’ Pointing Gestures? The Horse

“A big part of cats’ lives are spent around their meow
human owners, yet scientists are just starting to
understand what they think of us”


Really, Canine Science is Open Access, Scientific American
Intelligence – The Lives of Animals (English Translation) Die Klugheit der Katzen. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Blog
What’s Inside Your Cat’s Head? This Is What Science Has Found So Far. BrainDecoder

Screen Shot 2015-07-26 at 7.50.07 PM“What’s going on in my cat’s head? Does she
know how I feel?
How smart is she?”


New OSU study reveals dog’s breed and hunting instincts can shape behavior, The Oregonian
KEZI 9 News
Behavior of man’s best friend shaped by breed and hunting instincts, PhysOrg
Man’s Best Friend,

“…dogs bred for certain predatory traits Wolf
may be more likely to follow human gestures
than dogs lacking the traits.”


Maclean’s Magazine (Canada’s national newsweekly)
BBC/Nova: Animal Minds
You re invited to a canine science conference, Scientific American
Mental Illness: Not Just For People AnymoreHuffington Post Live
Dog Speak: The Sounds of DogsBark Magazine

“What do canine vocalizations meLaurenandWotan3 - MontySloanan? Animal
behavior researchers have only recently begun
to chip away at this question.”


The Battle of Cats vs. Dogs, Parade MagazineKittensPile

 “…experts have shown, each
animal has its own special talents”


Can Dogs Read Our Minds? The Animal House (WAMU) Podcast
Psychology Today
Canine Telepathy: Can Your Dog Read Your Mind? Huffington Post
New study answers the question ‘Can your dog read your mind?’ Toronto Star
Your Dog is Watching YouNew York Times
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung
Canine connection: Study explores how dogs think and learn about human behavior, Science daily
Dogs Likely Born with ‘Canine Telepathy’, Discovery News
Dogs can instinctively sense a friendly faceTelegraph
Bark Magazine
NOVA Science Now
Your dog knows a smile looks fetching on you, Today

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responsive to a human’s attentional state?”


Scientific American
Canine Cogniton and Pointing Gestures – An Update, The Other End of the Leash
National Geographic TV

Someone altogether different does anotIMG_20151202_140244438her study,
and another… and eventually, we start teasing apart
what we know, and what we don’t know.”


St. Petersburg Times
The Missourian

“Her team therefore worked with a mixtuDogHandre
of pet dogs, dogs from animal shelters that had
had minimal interaction with people, and wolves
raised by humans.”


Fido’s inner life, APA Monitor on Psychology
Not so dumb animals, The Economist
Wolves make dog’s dinner out of domestication theoryNew Scientist

“…six of the eight wolves followWolfPark1ed human
gestures perfectly in more than eight
out of ten trials.”