Because we all want to make our pups as happy as possible... RIGHT?!
The research was conducted with shelter dogs in Scotland to see how various kinds of music affected their stress. The dogs were exposed to various playlists including classical, reggae, soft rock, pop and Motown.
So, what's the verdict?
"The dogs were generally 'less stressed' when they heard music, and they showed a slight preference for reggae and soft rock," is what the study's co-author told the Washington Post.
Coincidentally, those are my favorite kinds of music to blast while chillaxin' in the pool!