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Did you know that levels of oxytocin in both dogs AND humans increases when either looks at the other with love?

 

These findings were found in a study of a few years ago.  Fascinating.  And so very special.

 

http://www.patriciamcconnell.com/theotherendoftheleash/oxytocin-increases-when-your-dog-looks-at-you

 

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2015/04/how-dogs-stole-our-hearts

 

Patricia McConnell and her late dog, Tulip

[was Homegirl] Love to be home . . . thus the screen name. Joined 2003.
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Registered: ‎03-03-2016

Re: Dogs and oxytocin levels

Not surprised.  I love my dog so so much. He makes my heart sing

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Re: Dogs and oxytocin levels

I believe it!!