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BBC: Dogs' brain scans reveal vocal responses by Opinicus[_2_]
"Devoted dog owners often claim that their pets understand them. A new study suggests they could be right. "By placing dogs in an MRI scanner, researchers from Hungary found that the canine brain reacts to voices in the same way that the human brain does. "Emotionally charged sounds, such as...
February 21st 14 02:19 PM
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Fatal dog attcks : prevention is the answer by Alison[_3_]
http://www.dog-secrets.co.uk/fatal-dog-attacks-prevention-is-the-answer/ --
February 11th 14 08:37 PM
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sats trainers Washington DC by [email protected]
I am looking for a certified sats trainer in Washington DC area. Any suggestions?
January 22nd 14 11:35 AM
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Mental abilities in animals (was: Something For Goo...) by [email protected]
On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 07:40:18 -0800, Goo wrote: .. On 11/14/2013 11:36 PM, Rupert wrote: On Friday, November 15, 2013 8:05:16 AM UTC+1, Mr.Smartypants wrote: On Thursday, November 14, 2013 3:44:21 PM UTC-7, Rupert wrote: The fact that nonhuman animals have conscious awareness is surely...
November 28th 13 05:39 PM
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BBC Two: The wonder of dogs by Opinicus[_2_]
Amazing demonstrations of some results of recent research. http://www.bbc.co.uk/thewonderofdogs http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03bkdmf (Proxy servers rule!) An interesting sidenote is that the two researchers with some of the most advanced results both have North American accents.
November 24th 13 08:16 PM
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The Economist: Canines have lateralised brains by Opinicus[_2_]
The Economist 2013.11.02 Animal behaviour Wag the Dog Canines have lateralised brains-just like people Sinister v dexterous. Commie v Tory. The difference between left and right carries more meaning to human beings than mere matters of handedness and symmetry. And so it is with man's best friend...
November 8th 13 08:08 AM
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The 6th Annual-Art and Science of Animal Training Conference by Lucero Neri
The 6th Annual Art and Science of Animal Training Conference Saturday, March 22, 2014 University of North Texas Denton, Texas ORCA is excited to announce that our keynote speaker for our 2014 conference will be Dr. Jaak Panksepp, world-renowned neuroscientist from Washington State University. ...
November 8th 13 06:35 AM
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Canine vision: Why dogs don't watch TV by Opinicus[_2_]
From last week's *The Economist*: "For people, the average CFF (critical flicker-fusion frequency: the lowest frequency at which a flickering light appears to be a constant source of illumination) is 60 hertz (ie, 60 times a second). This is why the refresh-rate on a television screen is usually...
October 2nd 13 01:14 PM
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Rescue Adventurer Leaves to Get a Job by Jo Wolf
Back in September, our Border Terrier rescue got a waif from a shelter in Arkansas. Before we could move him to a long-term foster in Mississippi, we discovered two startling things about this 16 lb dynamo. A four foot fence is no challenge. He can remove the tray from the bottom of a wire crate...
September 28th 13 08:53 PM
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Dogs welcome home soldiers. Youtube film by Alison[_3_]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKBcs9tNWg8 This made me smile and cry at the same time. -- Alison,
September 21st 13 07:51 PM
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mastiff by [email protected]
What is a johnson mastiff is it a bully breed or a mix of a mastiff and bully
September 17th 13 04:08 AM
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Happy St Roch's Day! by Opinicus[_2_]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Roch St Roch: The patron saint of dogs as well as of bachelors, falsely accused people, invalids, Istanbul, surgeons, tile-makers, gravediggers, second-hand dealers, pilgrims, and apothecaries. Take one or more to lunch today! -- Bob
August 16th 13 08:02 AM
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Ah, This NG is not dead after all! Shock Collars is the subject. by [email protected]
Despite the subject the collars in this case are not used to shock dogs but humans, let's say an adult male. You want him to do or not do something you put a shock collar on him and if he disobeys you press a button and he gets a nasty shock. That's the way it works with a dog let's say to control...
August 7th 13 02:52 AM
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Shih tzu puppy 'adopted' by Siamese cat mother by Opinicus[_2_]
As the Asian Century progresses: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-23583314 "A puppy that was rejected by its mother has been adopted by a Siamese cat whose kittens were born on the same day. "The shih tzu puppy, named Hope, will stay with the kittens until she is weaned at about...
August 6th 13 08:35 PM
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"Dementia dogs" start work by Opinicus[_2_]
The first ever 'dementia dogs', specially trained to help people with early-stage dementia, have started work in Scotland. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23270822 -- Bob www.kanyak.com
July 15th 13 07:45 AM
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why do dogs roll on their backs? by [email protected]
My long-haired Chihuahua loves to sniff each lawn on the block, but one and only one house on the block she does something strange. After sniffing, she rolls on her back repeatedly on the spot she has been sniffing. It is not necessarily in the exact same place on that lawn, but it is only on that...
July 11th 13 04:48 PM
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SMART rescues puppies in LA by Alison[_3_]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpRoPs8zgZk -- Alison,
June 2nd 13 12:53 PM
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AKC German Shorthaired puppies for sale (register-able) PagosaSprings, CO by [email protected]
Great hunting breed. Sire has "national field champion" and "field champion" bloodlines in pedigree. Tails docked and dew claws removed. Born May 13th - will be ready weekend of July 6th. All health records, deworming, and shots will be done up to 8 weeks. $500 each. Currently males and females...
May 30th 13 02:27 AM
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Sudden growling by 'Mike'
I was giving a talk on National Service the other day to a group assembled in the Church Rooms. About 24 people, two with well behaved dogs under the tables. I had been giving an illustrated talk with mainly captions and some pictures onto a screen when this one came...
April 20th 13 01:21 AM
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Ping Carol Re Auntie mabel by Alison[_3_]
Hi Carol . I ve just found your post about Auntie Mabel. I am so sorry . You did so much for her and loved and cared for her. Hugs , Alison.
April 18th 13 07:02 AM
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