January 30th, 2011
On the way into Peet’s this morning, I saw a dog yawn. Immediately I yawned. This set me to thinking, can humans make dogs yawn? Furthermore, can dogs make other dogs yawn. My friend Tony and I thought up a bunch of scenarios by which we could test this. Then Tony grabbed his iPhone and googled contagion in dog yawning. Surprise, the Brits have already studied it. This short article is worth a read.