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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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Dogs and cats have more similarities than you might think!

About a year ago, I was reading a post on Patricia McConnell’s blog, The Other End of the Leash, where she was discussing tool use in nonhuman animals, specifically as seen in the domestic dog. There was a wonderful comment … Continue reading

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