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Study concludes dogs don’t communicate with humans in order to inform human of things human does not know.

“Dogs are especially skilful at comprehending human communicative signals. This raises the question of whether they are also able to produce such signals flexibly, specifically, whether they helpfully produce indicative (‘showing’) behaviours to inform an ignorant human. In experiment 1, … Continue reading

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Did you know that even notable academics disagree over what ‘dominance’ means?

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The application of all models of social dominance in the explanation of human-dog and dog-dog interactions is both illogical and deleterious to those relationships. The term illogical is used to highlight the lack of sound reasoning found to support the … Continue reading

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