Do Dogs Know a Genuine Compliment When They Hear One?

A new study found that dogs have some understanding of what we say and how we say it. Not only that, but they can also combine some vocabulary and our intonation to get a correct understanding of what we mean when we talk to them. In this study, Dr. Attila Andics and several other colleagues were able to train dogs to lie in a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine while the machine recorded the dogs’ brain activity. The experiment revealed some really interesting results!

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Acient and Modern Holidays that Celebrate Dogs

Since ancient times, humans throughout the world have celebrated dogs! Many ancient civilizations even worshiped dogs or thought them to be powerful spirits. Times have obviously changed over the last few thousand years, but cultures around the world still have holidays that celebrate dogs. Let’s look at both ancient festivals and modern-day dog holidays!

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