Issue 16: February 10
Dear Dr. Schelling,

I love my dog so much. When she snuggles up and looks into my eyes, I feel certain that she feels the same way about me. Are dogs capable of love as we know it?

- Syndey M., Newton, MA.

Dear Syndey,

That’s a great question with Valentine’s Day right around the corner. Canines are known as man’s best friend, but there’s actually a lot of debate over whether dogs’ emotions are the same as a person’s. When dogs run to greet you, tails wagging with joy, or when they stare longingly into your eyes, are they expressing undying affection, or just hoping there’s a treat in your pocket? Click here to learn more about Dogs and Love.

-Dr. Schelling
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