BRAIN - Human and dog brains both have dedicated 'voice areas'

The first study to compare brain function between humans and any non-primate animal shows that dogs have dedicated voice areas in their brains, just as people do. Dog brains, like those of people, are also sensitive to acoustic cues of emotion, according to a new study ...

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140220132152.ht