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 seen a dog with curved lips and squinted,closed eyes? Or a dog with open mouth, lip pulled back letting his tongue to lap over his teeth? Did it ever cross your mind that your dog is smiling at you?