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Do Dogs Look Like Their Owners?

Could you flip through a photo album and guess exactly what breed dog that person probably owns? According to researchers in the United Kingdom, the answer is, “Yes.” At Bath Spa University, a study conducted by psychologists resulted in dog owners being accurately matched with the breed of dog they owned more than 50% of the time. Meanwhile, a University of California study reported that purebred dogs especially looked like their owners. In fact, the latter psychological study concluded people who owned purebred dogs actually decided on the breed of their dog based on the breed’s similarity to them whether consciously or subconsciously.

As you might have noticed we mentioned dogs looking like their owners is all psychology. The parallels are not limited to physical appearance either but apparently in a large part due to personal quirks that affect how we look. For example, if you like to frequently ... Click here to read more....