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  1. Your Dog May Really Understand YouDomestic dogs are much more likely to steal food when they think nobody can see them, suggesting for the first time they are capable of understanding a human’s point of view. Many dog owners think their pets are clever or that they understand humans but, until now, this has not been tested by science.Juliane Kaminski, of the Univ. of Portsmouth’s Department of Psychology, has shown that when a human forbids a dog from taking food, dogs are four times more likely to disobey in a dark room than a lit room, suggesting they take into account what the human can or cannot see.Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/02/your-dog-may-really-understand-you

    Your Dog May Really Understand You

    Domestic dogs are much more likely to steal food when they think nobody can see them, suggesting for the first time they are capable of understanding a human’s point of view. Many dog owners think their pets are clever or that they understand humans but, until now, this has not been tested by science.

    Juliane Kaminski, of the Univ. of Portsmouth’s Department of Psychology, has shown that when a human forbids a dog from taking food, dogs are four times more likely to disobey in a dark room than a lit room, suggesting they take into account what the human can or cannot see.

    Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/02/your-dog-may-really-understand-you

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    4. melaneko reblogged this from fontscosplay and added:
      Once again science is finally proving something that is common knowledge. Dogs and cats, I’m sure, but I think dogs pick...
    5. nhac reblogged this from grouchpotato and added:
      absolutely true, i believe dogs do have a solid theory of mind. i looked after a neighbours dog once, but our yard...
    6. fontscosplay reblogged this from kakumei and added:
      This is true of cats too…My cat never gets up on the counters or dining room table when I’m in the room, but there’s...
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      When my dog was like 2 months old he ate my sisters ENTIRE plate of spaghetti when she went to use the bathroom. He just...
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      I love when Bosco forgets that everyone is not blind like he is. He’ll go and take something out of the trash or do...
    10. neairaalenko reblogged this from melredux and added:
      Fucking dogs, man. Miss Emily has the “omg mommy please don’t hate me” guilty face down to a science.
    11. melredux reblogged this from upsettingshorts and added:
      I know this is true. Gambit only steals food when our backs are turned, or we are out of the room. Dogs are adorable...
    12. wardencarverhawke reblogged this from kakumei and added:
      Sometimes Radar will forget I’m home (if i’m being really quiet or taking a nap) and try to take things off the Coffee...
    13. kakumei reblogged this from upsettingshorts and added:
      My shih tzu once jumped on the table when we weren’t looming and ate all the pot roast. Smart ass.
    14. upsettingshorts reblogged this from fastcodesign and added:
      Anecdotal evidence of Andi’s perfidy and cunning supports this conclusion.
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