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Bang Goes The Theory 6: Episode 8

Updated Wednesday 7th January 2015

This week, Philippa takes her pet to a lab to find out how dogs can be good for people's health

Liz Bonnin with a snow wolf Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC The Bang team look at our special relationship with dogs

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The team sets out to discover what is behind our special relationship with dogs. In Austria, Liz visits researchers comparing dogs to wolves to see how domestication has shaped canine wits. Philippa Forrester takes her pet to a lab to find out how dogs really can be good for your health, while the team set their very own Dog Mastermind to see if it is dog intelligence that we love.

Bang Goes The Theory can be seen on BBC One at 7:30pm (England, Scotland and Northern Ireland) and BBC Two at 8:00pm (Wales) on Monday 14 May. Full schedule and iPlayer links are on bbc.co.uk. Read more about the current series.

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