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Welcome to the Animal Party on Pet Life Radio with your host, Deborah Wolfe, where we talk everything about animals! You get the latest Dog & Cat News, Animal Facts, Topics & Guests!
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PetLifeRadio.com - Animal Party Episode 81 Dog Psychology Compared to Human Children
Deborah asks Dr. Stanley Coren to explain how dogs are equal to a 2-3 year old child and challenges him with examples that seem to show advanced abilities like the puppy who saved a building from fire and the golden retriever who kept his owner safe and warm in the cold last week in the news. Empathy and altruism are part of the dog and 2-3 year old makeup explains the Professor. We know that dogs work better for rewards when given intermittently but why does rewarding dogs (and humans) only sometimes work better than when rewards are given every time?