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Grumpy Dogs Outperform Friendly Dogs On Some Learning Tests

Potential dog adopters may want to consider the attributes they value in doggos. The New York Times recently reported that 'In a recent study in Hungary, researchers found that dogs with personality characteristics they had grouped under the "grumpy" heading were better able to learn from a stranger than more easygoing dogs…This is admittedly a limited skill, but owners of grumpy dogs may be pleased with good news of any sort." We have heard of grumpy cats being underappreciated, now grumpy dogs??

Owners of grumpy dogs rejoice! You may have always understood your dog's worth and value, but not everyone else did and that has always bothered you. Now you have real scientific evidence that your dogs are the best! Take that- happy dog owners. Jk. We love happy dogs too. All dogs really. 

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A recent study found that male guppies will often associate with less-attractive male guppies when females are around. "Males actively choose the social context that maximizes their relative attractiveness," the article said. Or, as lead author Clelia Gasparini put it, "If you are surrounded by ugly friends, you look better."

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