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Your Dog Likes Belly Rubs More Than Getting a Treat?

A new study out of Emory University in Atlanta studied dogs’ brain scans to see how they reacted to their owners praising them by giving them a belly rub versus giving them a treat.  And almost EVERY dog preferred the sweet lovin’ to the food.

 

 

The researchers say that’s useful info for training a dog, and that it might be more effective to train them by rewarding them with praise instead of treats.

 

 

This story was originally reported by MNN

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