6/18/14 – Do You Believe in Dog? Julie Hecht and Mia Cobb, hosts of SPARCS 2014 this weekend!

Julie and Mia met at a conference in July of 2012 and have since started an excellent blog, “Do You Believe in Dog?”, where they take turns posting about topics related to their own research, the work of their research groups and other random dog science themes.

Julie Hecht is the author of Dog Spies and is a canine behavioral researcher  and manages Alexandra Horowitz’s Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College in New York.

Mia Cobb is in a Ph.D. program researching the effects of social and environmental enrichment on welfare, stress and performance of kenneled working dogs.  She co-hosts a podcast called Human Animal Science – Human Animal Science is a regular podcast hosted by Tim Adams and Mia Cobb that takes a scientific view of the world of humans and animals.

Check out Mia and Julie’s links below!


Do You Believe in Dog? – Julie Hecht and Mia Cobb

Dog Spies – Julie Hecht

Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab – Julie Hecht

Human Animal Science – Mia Cobb

Anthrozoology Research Group – Mia Cobb