Researchers found that members of the public could predict which breed of dog a person would own almost twice as accurately as they should be able to, just by looking at a photograph of their owners. Here’s the article.
Volunteers rightly connected poodles, labradors and Staffordshire bull terriers with their masters.
But dog lovers should be warned that volunteers also wrongly thought that choice of breed could predict the owners’ personality.
The tests also showed that overall the dog owners were nicer or “more agreeable” than the general population, the only major personality difference the study found. – I’ll go with this.