Dogs prefer you talk to them in “dog talk”.

Do you talk to your dog differently than you would to a person? Have you ever wondered why? Maybe it’s because he or she seem to prefer that kind of “dog baby talk”. These researchers found that dogs prefer this “dog-directed speech” – both because of its sound and also because of the “dog-relevant content words.” See, you’re such a good boy. Such a good boy! Does Fido want a bone? Does he? Does he?!? ‘Who’s a good boy?!’ Dogs prefer naturalistic dog-directed speech “Infant-directed sp
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