Day: December 26, 2015

Dogs Are Able To Follow Human Gaze

Are Dogs Able To Follow A Human Gaze?     According to a new research paper published in Science Daily many species of primates such as domesticated goats, dolphins, fur seals, wolves and other species are able to follow a gaze. Gaze following according to scientists is a basic response found in many species. Researchers…

Is Your Dog Jealous?

Jealousy in Dogs       We’ve all seen our dogs showing signs of jealousy. This probably does not surprise any of us as dog owners. Dogs react in many ways when they feel jealousy. In the past dog trainers have been using jealousy as an effective training tool by frequently removing unresponsive dogs during…

Dogs React To Goal-Directed Behavior in a Surprising Way!

Dogs React To Goal-Directed Behavior in a Surprising Way!                     Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun   “In the habituation phase dogs in the animate group saw the experimenter interacting repeatedly with one of two objects.” via PLOS ONE. If you’re an agility competitor, then you’ll know that…

Can Walking Reduce Long-Term Stress in Dogs?

Can Walking Reduce Long-Term Stress in Dogs?     Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun We’ve all wondered about the different ways in which one may be able to reduce stress in our dogs, most especially before competitions. Chances are if you’re feeling stressed, your pooch is feeling stressed out as well. No matter what level you’re…