Why Goats Could Become The New Household Pets

You may think goats look cute and cuddly when you see them on farms or in petting zoos, but what if I told you that they could one day be in your living room?

A recent study published in Biology Letters found that goats are “on a similar domestication track to dogs,” PureWow pointed out.

In an experiment conducted in London, goats were given a box that was difficult to open. It held a treat inside, and after trying to open the box and being unable to, each goat looked to humans for help. This is the same kind of reaction a dog would have done. But, certainly not a cat or a wolf, for example.

Check out the video to see how different goats reacted to this trial.

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As you can see, the goats are quite dependent on the humans for help. Now, isn’t that sweet? They just want a treat! Please, do us all a favor and give it to them, human!

So, what does this mean? Well, you and Fido could have a new furry friend in the future. But, tell your dog not to feel threatened or anything. Because I’m sure he and the goat will get along just fine!

[h/t: PureWow]