Cognition

15.10.2021

Service, Support, and Companion Pets: Why Are Dogs So Good at These Roles and What Are the Differences?

Why do dogs make such good service and support animals? And what do these roles look like?

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15.10.2021

Umwelt. Exploring Our Dog's Inner World

Umwelt is defined as the world as it is experienced by an organisim. When we question what our dog's inner world looks, feels, and smells like we are exploring their umwelt. Doing this can improve our relationship with our beloved pets and help them become more bonded to us!

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11.10.2021

5 Reasons Why You should Want a Well Bonded Dog instead of a Well Behaved Dog

Everyone wants their dog to behave. But if you really get to know your dog and bond with them, you will understand why they behave the way they do. And help them shape good behaviors!

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29.9.2021

Dog Cognition 101: Domesticity ... it goes WAY Back!

Petminded Discusses the History of Domesticity at our Dog Cognition 101 Event.

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21.9.2021

We Review the Grumpy Dogs Are Smart Learners Study

Petminded presents a short review of the Grumpy Dogs are Smart Learners study.

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10.9.2021

Petminded's List of Top Dog Scientists

We talk to a lot of amazing scientists and researchers here at Petminded. But, there are some that hold a special place in our hearts because they kicked off our journey of exploring dog cognition! Others stand out in the ideas they research or ways they present findings to their community! This post highlights some of the most influential researchers and contributors to the field.

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7.9.2021

Let them Sniff: The Surprising Result of Nosework

Let me sniff! Nosework induces positive judgment bias in pet dogs study from Duranton and Horowitz shows how this specific enrichment activity can lead to increased optimisim for dogs.

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7.9.2021

Summary of Dog Cognitive Development: Across the First 2 Years of Life

Dog Cognitive Development: a Longitudinal Study across the First 2 Years of Life from Emily Bray offers some clues on what we can expect when our puppies enter their toddler phase of life.

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10.2.2021

Multi-Dog Family? Learn how your attention influences their play

Our dogs enjoy our attention even when they are playing with other dogs

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16.12.2020

Can Young Dogs Suffer From Cognitive Dysfunction?

Puppies and Young Dogs can suffer from Cognitive Issues due to seizures. Here are some watchouts

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