Day: January 2, 2016

Dogs Prefer Petting To Being Praised!

A recent study ranks dogs’ preference of petting over praise. Claudia Bensimoun   Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun     Are we connecting with our dogs in the right way? In a recent study, Dr. Erica N. Feuerbacher from University of Florida and Dr. Clive Wynne from the Arizona State University, two canine cognition behaviorists and…

Attention Changes in the Course of a Dog’s Life Mirror Those of Humans

When Will Your Pup Be Most Attentive?   Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun   In this study Dr.Lisa Wallis at the Messerli Research Institute, Vetmeduni, Vienna and her colleagues investigated how dogs focused and concentrated. In order for dogs to learn successfully, they need to have a certain amount of concentration and attention. Nonetheless, Dr. Willis…