While stay and wait seem similar in meaning in English, did you know that they mean two very specific things in canine speech?
Have you ever had a hard time understanding why your dog barks ? How many times have you asked google or dog trainer how to stop that behavior ? People hear a barking dog and immediately try to silence it,but do you know that there are some things you can learn from your dog’s barks?
When I asked a few dog owners in the neighborhood if they thought their dogs were empathetic, most of them said yes, of course. As examples of empathy, they gave me examples that their dogs always come to them when they are sad or respond to their cries. Do our dogs have the ability to feel empathy?
Have you ever wondered if dogs are self-aware? Do dogs recognize themselves when they look in the mirror?
The first thing I heard from other people when I started owning a dog is that the dog needs to respect me and I have to become the pack leader. Trainers and proponents of this theory believe that when dogs misbehave, they do so out of disrespect. They believe that if you treat a dog as an equal, you will never earn its respect.
Have you ever wondered if dogs really remember what they have done? How their memory works and how good is it?
Meeting many dog owners every day and listening to their daily stories, I have realised that many of us would like our pets to behave like robots. We want our dogs to walk without a leash by our side in public, to greet and play with every dog they meet, to enjoy sitting quiet under a table for 3 hours in a restaurant and to not growl when we disturb them while they are eating or sleeping. Our expectations became so high that we are surprised when dogs act like dogs.
Dogs only do what is useful for their survival at the moment.There is not such thing like good and bad behaviour.
DO DOGS FEEL GUILT?
Have you ever seen that guilty look in your dog when he destroys your favorite shoes or when he sits in the bathroom with toilet paper strewn all over the floor?
Did you know that the way your dog wag his tail,smell the object or play with his toys link to his emotional state?