Tag: Dog Intelligence

How Does Dog Memory Work?

They say an elephant never forgets but can animals really remember things? What do you know about dog memory? Well, they might have richer memories than we think. A few years ago, scientists believed that animals were automated by reflex and habit and that memory is something special …

Dog Research Shows Dogs Do Tasks Better When Given The Love Hormone

Does your dog love obeying your commands? A new Australian study shows that dogs perform better when given the love hormone, oxytocin. In humans, oxytocin is a hormone that helps mothers and their offspring bond. This chemical in the human brain, it is believed to increase the ability to …

Do Dogs Recognize Faces? New Dog Research Says Yes!

Do dogs recognize faces? New dog research says “Yes!” We all know dogs mainly rely on their noses but have you ever wondered if your dog can recognize faces as well? Like humans, dogs are social animals who live in groups so it is important to be able to …

Research Shows That Dogs Only Remember for Two Minutes!

Ever wondered why your dog doesn’t remember being told off? Chances are your pooch has forgotten! New research shows that dogs only remember for two minutes! On an average, the short-term memory of animals does not exceed 27 seconds. Dogs are at the top end of the scale …

How Dogs See With Their Noses! The Canine Nose Knows!

Just how do dogs see with their noses! For dogs, there’s an entire world out there that we do not know about! A dog’s nose is an amazing organ that man is yet to replicate! Dogs have a fascinating and powerful nasal structure! The informative and interesting TED video below illustrates …

How Do Dogs Think? Yale Researchers Study Canine Minds!

How do dogs think? Dogs are intelligent. Every dog owner can attest to their “intellectual prowess” but would you believe that some dogs made it to Yale? Well, they may not be there to get their degrees, but dogs at Yale University are testing their brain power as well. …

Do Your Dogs Simply Hear Words Or Do They Understand Emotion Too?

Do you think your dogs understand what you’re saying? It is an old-age question. Do dogs understand the words we say or do they pick up clues from your tone of voice? We’d like to believe that our furry companions understand what we’re saying! A new study suggests …

Yale Researchers Study How Dogs Think

How do dogs think? Dogs are man’s best friend.  But in reality, we have no idea what our beloved dogs have in mind and a group of researchers determined to find out. Psychologist Laurie Santos is the head of the Canine Cognition Center at Yale University. She and other …

How Smart Is Your Dog? Take The Quiz And Find Out!

How smart is your dog? We can’t deny it. We all love our dogs. We all love to admire them. We even treat them like our own children – our furry babies. While we can brag about our children’s intelligence through academic achievements, it is quite a challenge to prove …

Dog Research Shows That Canines Remember Much Like Humans

Just how good is a dog’s memory? Dog research shows that a dog’s memory is a lot more human-like than previously thought. Our canine companions can copy our actions, even after delays. The most recent issue of Animal Cognition outlines the breakthrough that dogs have what’s called “declarative memory” …

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