Petminded explains what button training is, where to find resources if you are interested in trying it out with your dog, and how you can learn more.
Why do dogs make such good service and support animals? And what do these roles look like?
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!
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!
Petminded Discusses the History of Domesticity at our Dog Cognition 101 Event.
Petminded presents a short review of the Grumpy Dogs are Smart Learners study.
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.
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.
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.
Our dogs enjoy our attention even when they are playing with other dogs
Puppies and Young Dogs can suffer from Cognitive Issues due to seizures. Here are some watchouts