The Research behind Zoundz Music For Pets™
Zoundz Music For Pets™ doesn’t just sound good, it’s grounded in science.
Zoundz music is composed using attributes that were determined to have the maximum calming effect on pets in well-regarded animal behavior studies.
Learn more about the research that inspired the Zoundz Music For Pets™ program.
Physiology & Behavior, Volume 143, May 2015
‘Four Seasons’ in an animal rescue centre; classical music reduces environmental stress in kenneled dogs.
A. Bowman, Scottish SPCA, F.J. Dowell N.P. Evans
Key Finding: The results of this study show the potential of auditory stimulation as a highly effective environmental enrichment technique for kenneled dogs.
Read the Study: Pages 70-82
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, Volume 166, May 2015
‘Cats prefer species-appropriate music.’
C.T. Snowdon, D. Teie, M. Savage
Key Finding: Cats showed a significant preference for and interest in species-appropriate music compared with human music.
Read the Study: Pages 106-111
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 2020, Volume 22
‘Effects of music on behavior and physiological stress response of domestic cats in a veterinary clinic.’
A. Hampton, A. Ford, R.E. Cox III, C. Liu, R. Koh
Key Finding: Cat specific music may benefit cats by decreasing the stress levels and increasing the quality of care in veterinary clinical settings.
Read the Study: Pages 122-128
Journal of Veterinary Behavior, Volume 7, Issue 5
‘Behavioral effects of auditory stimulation on kenneled dogs.’
L. Kogan R. Schoenfeld, T. Allen, A. Simon
Key Finding: It is suggested that playing classical music in a shelter environment may help mitigate some of the stress inherent for many kenneled dogs.
Read the Study: Pages 268-275