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Stockholm University Research Shows Dogs Are Getting Dumber.


Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, investigation, pets, interesting, dogs, research )

Cheryl
- 2059 days ago - news.com.au
EVER wondered why Fido and Muffy prefer the toilet bowl to the water dish? Well, the truth could be that they're just airheads.



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Anita B. (69)
Monday January 26, 2009, 4:19 am
If only people really understood dog, my first dog only drunk 'tea' at breakfast time without 'sugar' of course; then came running when the "Spin-Dryer" was in use! So drinking 'loo' water is nothing odd, besides Animal's ways are no different from us. If pets run out of water, when left alone, then they'll fine a drink anywhere they can! They aren't DUMB OR STUPID.
 

Susan Hall-Amado (62)
Monday January 26, 2009, 1:47 pm
My Frankie likes to drink from the tap in the bathtub and after I've had a shower;
No matter that he has fresh water in his dish. I think our animals will find water no matter where it is pure instinct.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 26, 2009, 6:50 pm
Looks like "line breeding" has run amock once again and become "in breeding". We humans would stuff any thing up.
I can't agree with the finding any way. I would say at a guess that there is lack of stimulation in the lives of the dogs studied. If humans don't get stimulation they too can become pretty dumb.
 

Latoya Brookins (23)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 7:38 am
Dogs are getting dumber? Humans are the ones destroying the earth at a massive rate and making the air unbreathable, water undrinkable, and land unlivable.
 

Tina F. (97)
Saturday April 26, 2014, 3:24 am
Noted!
 
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