I’m the caretaker of two English bull terriers, both of which really seem to like the easy sounds of reggae. (Not surprising since studies have confirmed that dogs love Bob Marley and other artists like him.)
We now have what appears to be the first-ever Christmas song aimed just at dogs. “Raise the Woof” is based on real dog behavioral science using the reactions of 25 dogs who were exposed to more than 500 different sounds.
Researchers looked at how alert the dogs became. Where are the songs coming from? Are they cocking their heads when the music comes on? What about tail-wagging or ear movement?
This is the result–which, by the way, was recorded at Abbey Road. There was a special edition 7-inch, the proceeds of which when to a British men’s health charity called Dudes & Dogs. (Thanks to Sean for the info.)