26 May '18, 2pm

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Editor’s note: This Care2 favorite was originally posted on April 28, 2016. On the feel-good scale of one to 10, tenderly wrapping your arms around your dog and giving your pooch a gentle squeeze rates a solid 10, am I right? But for dogs, the feeling apparently isn’t mutual — at least according to research by dog-training expert Dr. Stanley Coren, a psychology professor at the University of British Columbia. Coren examined 250 images on Google and Flickr of people hugging dogs. In his blog “The Data Says ‘Don’t Hug the Dog!’” on Psychology Today , he noted that 81.6 percent of the dogs showed some symptoms of stress, anxiety or discomfort. “I can summarize the data quite simply by saying that the results indicated that the Internet contains many pictures of happy people hugging what appear to be unhappy dogs,” Coren wrote. The reason dogs dislike hugs, Coren explained, is...

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