Does Your Dog Listen When You Talk to Him? : Photo Friday

Deborah always has enjoyable posts about pets. Thanks, DTF!

Dog Leader Mysteries

By Deborah Taylor-French

Are you a pet lover who admits you talk to your pets?

Is your dog a good listener?

“Almost half of the pet owners surveyed admit they sometimes talk to their pet. And 80% of those people stated that on those occasions, the animal seemed to respond by means of sounds, facial expressions, or body language.” Petfinder 

Sure, I talk to my dog. He is a good listener, tilting his head, smiling or frowning along with my speech. Some dogs know over a thousand words. Sydney may not know that many, but he makes up for it by being sympathetic, and at times an enthusiastic listener.

What conversations do you have with your dog?

  • Do you talk about food, going for a drive or visiting a dog park?
  • Do you tell your dog your troubles, like I do? Does he give good advice?
  • I like to talk to…

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2 Responses to Does Your Dog Listen When You Talk to Him? : Photo Friday

  1. badwalker says:

    I think he replies “huh” – most of the time. He knows “out” and “eat” and will get off the couch for those words.


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