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(Guardian)   Your dog may be too tired for steak   ( divider line
    More: Unlikely, dogs, Tokyo University, stress response, steaks, yawns, evolutionary biologist  
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1018 clicks; posted to Geek » on 08 Aug 2013 at 11:51 AM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-08-08 03:00:13 PM  
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The "contagious" human-canine yawn thing is real though, and is related to pack animal activity.  Apparently in wolf packs when the Alpha dog yawns, it's a signal to the rest of the pack that it's time for sleep.  I tried this with my own dog and it works.  A big fake yawn and he would yawn right after and curl up into a ball and go to sleep.  Dogs are awesome.
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