Donate Your Dog to Science

Don’t worry this isn’t like donating your body to science. Julie Hecht recently let us know the Barnard Dog Cognition Lab is looking for dogs and their owners to participate in upcoming behavioral studies. See flyer below for more details on something interesting to do with your pooch on a summer Friday.


Ever wonder what your dog is thinking? Hereʼs your chance to help the scientific community gain further insight into the dog mind.

Barnard Dog Cognition Lab, run by Dr. Alexandra Horowitz, is looking for dogs and their owners to participate in a number of behavioral studies.

Dog requirements: ~ Comfortable with people and dogs ~ Enjoys treats and no food allergies

Join our next study! Date: Friday, June 3 ** Study duration: 15 minutes Time: Time slots between 4 and 6:30 pm Location: Animal Haven, 251 Centre Street (in Soho) Participants receive a “doggie-bag” of yummy treats!

To learn more or sign up, contact: In your email, please include: Your dogʼs name and age A good contact phone number and email

** If unable to attend on June 3rd and can participate at another date, please sign up online. We will be in touch! Follow on facebook.

Our studies take place at various venues throughout New York City.

We look forward to meeting you and your dog! ~ Barnard Dog Cognition Lab

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One response to “Donate Your Dog to Science

  1. So interesting – we ALWAYS want to know what Gus is thinking. Although, the majority of the time he’s probably wondering when we’ll give him his next treat. 😉

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