Your Dog Has Something to Tell You

Kadi the dog plays with a child's sorting toy.  Photo: Monty Sloan.

Kadi the dog plays with a child’s sorting toy. Photo: Monty Sloan.

Staff at Wolf Park have long known that dogs (and their cousins, wolves, foxes, and coyotes) have a rich inner life and a lot to “say”.  Do you know what your dog might be trying to tell you?  Alexandra Horowitz’s studies of canine cognition give remarkable insight into the minds of our furry friends.

When a dog looks sad when scolded, is it really feeling guilty?  Do dogs have a natural drive to rescue people in trouble?

Check out the original article on Mentalfloss.com here!

Want to learn more about canine cognition up close and personal with our socialized (hand-raised) wolves?  Wolf Park offers seminars year round, featuring our amazing staff and guest speakers like Suzanne Clothier and Ken McCort!  Sign up today for a once-in-a-lifetime learning experience!

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