pet-care

19
Jun

What Causes Your Dog to Look Guilty?

What Really Prompts The Dog’s ‘Guilty Look’  June 14, 2009 — What dog owner has not come home to a broken vase or other valuable items and a guilty-looking dog slouching around the house? By ingeniously setting up conditions where the owner was misinformed as to whether their dog had really committed an offense, Alexandra Horowitz, Assistant Professor from Barnard

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19
Jun

Dogs Live in the Moment

Dogs Don’t Remember Dogs Don’t Remember: Episodic Memory May Distinguish Humans Published on May 1, 2010 by Ira Hyman in Mental Mishaps Dogs are wonderful creatures. Our dogs recognize me and are always happy to see me. Dogs are also smart and successful creatures. Our dogs have learned several cute tricks. But dogs (and other non-human animals) are missing something

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19
Jun

What age is My Dog

Consider two 10-year-old dogs, a Great Dane and a Chihuahua. Under the 1-equals-7 formula, they’d both be considered the equivalent of a 70-year-old person. And while that’s probably not too far off the mark for the Great Dane (10 years for a Dane is indeed near the outer edge of life expectancy), the Chihuahua is likely still acting middle-aged. But even the Great Dane

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