We’re really excited about an email we received from The Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab in New York City.  The Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab performs many research projects to learn more about dogs, how they learn, interact and more.  Read the email below and find out how YOU and YOUR dog can be a part of their new research project.

“Our latest study investigates all the different ways people and dogs play together, and we need your help — well, you and your dog’s help! For the first time, we are crowdsourcing, asking dog owners to submit short videos of themselves playing with their dog.

Here’s a brief summary of what the study entails (the full details are at www.DogHumanPlay.com):

  • Find or make a 30-60 second video of you and your dog playing in whatever way you like, and then upload the video to our website and complete a short survey. The video must capture both you and your dog playing together onscreen.
  • You are also invited to add a picture of you and your dog to our growing Wall of Contributors.
  • Submit your video by March 31, 2013.

Project: Play with Your Dog is entirely online and is open to anyone, in any country. If you live with a dog, we want to see you play!

Do you know other people (and their dogs) who would want to participate? Please spread the word! And do stay in touch via our active Facebook page. Additionally, attached is the Project: Play with Your Dog information flyer.

Want to know more? Here are some links to previous media coverage of the study:

Thank you for playing!

Cheers,

Julie
Lab Manager, Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab”

 

How cool is that?!  We hope you submit your video of you an your pup playing!  Heck, while you’re at it – post it to our fan page!  We LOVE seeing dogs at play!  Here’s a video of us playing with PJ!!