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Living Right: Music for Man's Best Friend

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If you leave the radio on for your dog when you leave the house, does it really help to battle their loneliness?

Well, it depends on the music.

Some studies show heavy metal and hard rock music cause even more stress in dogs, but we'll tell you about a new study that shows us what kind of music does calm your canine in this week’s Living Right.

Unfortunately for cat lovers, cats just aren't into human music.

However, a composer at the University of Maryland developed music that contains frequencies and tempos similar to what cats use to communicate and it appears to be a hit with felines.