Tag: border collies

Why Wolves Are Wild, But Dogs Are “Man’s Best Friend”

A new study reveals that if you want to socialize a dog with a human or a horse, all you need is 90 minutes to introduce them between the ages of four and eight weeks. With wolf pups, it takes 24 hours!     A wolf pup explores his environment. Photo courtesy of Anne-Marie Arnold.…

Border Collie Comprehends Over 1,000 Object Names as Verbal Referents!How smart are our dogs?

  How Smart are our Dogs?         Who said you can’t teach an “old” dog new tricks? A nine-year-old Border Collie, Chaser, was trained to understand the names of over 1000 objects. Recent work has discovered that Chaser was able to differentiate between the names of objects and commands to fetch them.…

Dogs Learn to Associate Words with Objects Differently Than Humans Do!

Dogs Learn to Associate Words with Objects Differently Than Humans Do! Your dog knows the names of his favorite toys and various agility obstacles. But just how does he associate the names with these items?     Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun   Although many of us wonder at the way our dogs know which objects…

THE MOST POPULAR BREEDS ACROSS US STATES

by Claudia Bensimoun ¬† Image credit: WIKI Have you ever wondered about dog stereotypes across the US? The ubiquitous crossbreeds in LosAngeles that may be setting the current trend with celebrities, or the fluffy white Maltese.Vetstreet ¬†survey suggested that perhaps a certain trend remains, especially amongst Labrador Retriever lovers.But what’s the real ranking for top…