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Social Referencing in Dog-Owner Dyads. Do dogs get information from their owners before reacting toward a potentially scary object?

Do Dogs Get Information From Their Owners Before Reacting Toward a Potentially Scary Object?     Naci Berkoz and Contact Points Will share a moment together. Photo courtesy of ContactPointPhotography.com. Overview Social referencing is the seeking of information from another individual to form one’s own understanding and guide action. In a study, adult dogs were…