Man’s TRUE best friend: Dogs really do console us when we cry – and they treat strangers with just as much empathy

Man”s TRUE best friend: How dogs can respond to our emotions more than other humans Study at Goldsmiths University shows dogs will spot crying people and approach and nuzzle Behaviour seems hardwired based on thousands of years of “best friend” partnershipEven strangers get the same level of concern as a dog”s owner

Molly Watt: Deafblind girl refuses to go to school over guide dog ban

Deafblind girl refuses to go to school after teachers BAN guide dog from dining hall because another pupil has allergy Another pupil who uses the canteen is severely allergic to dogs A deaf and blind teenager is refusing to go to school after teachers banned her guide dog from the dining hall. Molly Watt, 17, says she was left to eat lunch alone in a separate room because another pupil who uses the canteen is allergic to the dog