Science Says Animals Enjoy Music the Same Way We Do

A couple of times a week, I give my dog a spa day.  The Faithful Bull Terrier is chauffeured to Doggy Daycare where she spends the day running with her friends, chasing squirrels, napping and listening to music.

Yes, she’s a music fan.  Schmooze pretty much has run of the office area and likes to hang out in the grooming room where the SiriusXM receiver is always tuned to one of the classic rock channels.  The groomers say that Schmoozer really digs Zeppelin, Yes and the occasional Beatles.  She’ll begin by picking a crate and then rooting through all the other crates for the pillows that she likes.  Once she builds her bed, she’ll like there for hours listening to the music.

And this music appreciation is quite real.  Check this out:

(Via Rupinder and Laughing Squid.)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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