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How Are Dogs Like Babies?

By Newsanchormom

A new study shows dogs know more than what most scientists think. This new study shows their reaction to communication may be just as good as a baby who is has not learned to talk. I know there have got to be some dog owners out there who have great stories to tell me about their "smart" dogs. Leave a comment and let me know what you've seen!
How are dogs like babies?

A new report in Current Biology highlights that some dogs have the skills of a 6-month-old baby, USA Today reported.

The study’s results “support the notion that dogs are sensitive to the cues of signaling humans’ communicative intent in a way that is analogous to preverbal human infants,” said Jozsef Topel, the study’s author and an associate professor in the Comparative Behavior Research Group at the Institute for Psychological Researches, Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest.

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