Man’s best friend finally shows signs of empathy

A good definition  of empathy is the ability to understand and even share the emotions of another. The bond between dogs and humans goes back into prehistory. We’ve established the fact that dogs feel empathy for humans with whom they have bonded. Researchers, as well as others, have noted dogs showing empathy toward one another and toward other species as well. An interesting question is whether or not other animals have the capacity for empathy.

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