Dogs and Their Owners Share Similar Personality Traits

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You may have heard that dogs and their owners really do look alike. Now, new research has shown that owners and their pups often share personality traits, too.

A paper, published in the Journal of Research in Personality, says a dog’s personality reflects the personality of its owner. It also explains that dogs experience personality changes similar to how humans do over the course of their lives.

Two researchers from Michigan State University surveyed the owners of 1,600 dogs, coverin

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