How do guide dogs and pet dogs (Canis familiaris) ask their owners for their toy and for playing?

  title={How do guide dogs and pet dogs (Canis familiaris) ask their owners for their toy and for playing?},
  author={Florence Gaunet},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
When apes are not fully understood by humans, they persist with attempts to communicate, elaborating their behaviours to better convey their meaning. Such abilities have never been investigated in dogs. The present study aimed to clarify any effect of the visual attentional state of the owner on dogs’ (Canis familiaris) social-communicative signals for interacting with humans, and to determine whether dogs persist and elaborate their behaviour in the face of failure to communicate a request… CONTINUE READING

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