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Dogs might be smarter than humans   Off Subject

Started Nov-14 by WALTER784; 121 views.
Solitaire13

From: Solitaire13

Nov-14

True. We expect them to learn our language yet can't learn theirs. And then many call them stubborn or stupid for failing fluency in human language. 

WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Nov-15

Actually, the dog we had for 14 years, actually spoke to me and I understood her.

She had 3 distinct barks, the first two I picked up fairly quickly, but the 3rd one took a while.

One bark was she need to go for a walk to do her business. She would pee in our yard, but not poop in our yard. So, when she needed to go for a poop, she would give off one bark sound.

The second was, I need food or water. Sometimes she would spill her bowl of water and needed a refill.

Anytime we came home after being away, she wouldn't bark, but just give off a happy whine that she was glad we returned.

The last one that took me some time to learn, was... somebody came to our house today when nobody was at home.

A neighbor tipped me off about the strange bark she made when a salesman approached our home, but nobody answered. 

Edited to add: Neither my wife nor my kids could understand her, but I sure did.

FWIW

  • Edited November 15, 2022 3:51 am  by  WALTER784
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