Dogs were observed as they listened to different words with varying intonations and it was concluded that dogs are capable of understanding both the uttered word as-well-as intonation. Dogs CAN Process Speech.
Researchers tested dogs with the help of MRI’s and it showed that dogs process speech hierarchically – with intonations first – at lower stages – and word meanings – at higher stages. Read More HERE
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