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Do dogs understand words?

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Do dogs understand words?

Does Your Dog Understand words? If you say "walk" or "walkies," your dog will probably leap up, wagging his tail and barking excitedly, ready to enjoy a run outside. He may sniff your boots or coat before waiting expectantly at the front door. But does he know that word? Can he understand the English language, as you can? If so, he must be a genius by animal standards. Or does he just recognise the overall sound of the word, or is he responding to a more profound signal, one that occurs alongside your spoken word? What wavelength is your dog...

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