Category: Dog Intelligence

  • Australia’s first dedicated dog behaviour and cognition laboratory

    Questions that have dogged humans for decades about the behaviour of their canine companions could soon be answered in Bendigo. Australia’s first dedicated dog behaviour and cognition laboratory has opened at Latrobe University, Bendigo. The lab will allow the university’s researchers to advance the world’s knowledge of man’s best friend. They are already hot on […]

  • RSL recognises Animals who’ve served Australia

    Animals that have served, and continue to serve, Australia in war and in peace have been honoured at the Caloundra RSL. The RSL branch was approached by the Australian War Animal Memorial Organisation to install a plaque in its memorial garden. The dedication ceremony took place yesterday after months of work by the Caloundra RSL and […]

  • Canine Psychology & Behavior Resources

    In order to get the most out of the dog-person relationship, people must have a basic grasp of how dogs think & communicate and a solid grasp of basic canine psychology.   Dog Psychology All dog owners know that there are times when their four-legged friend seems to understand just what they are thinking. Over […]

  • Do you want a working dog?

    Dogs make fantastic pets. Around the world there are millions of households which have pet dogs, with over 43 million households in the US alone. But dogs don’t just make good pets. They’re also capable of performing a multitude of tasks, from guarding to guiding, which makes them excellent working companions. The Benefit of having […]

  • A new tool to help owners read dogs minds?

    Dognition is a new technology that promises to read dogs’ minds. Can it make them smarter? If you’ve ever wondered just how smart your pup is, now you can find out, thanks to the work of Dr. Brian Hare and his new technology, called ‘Dognition’. Find out how your dog learns Dr. Hare created Dognition, […]