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Can your dog understand you? The research is in – 7NEWS.com.au

You might think your dog understands every word you say to him, well, now we know.

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You might think your dog understands every word you say to him — but chances are he isnt hanging on your every word, a new study has found.
In spite of their human-like auditory capabilities for interpreting speech sounds, dogs do not hear the subtle differences between words in the way that humans do, a team of researchers has found.
Words are made up of speech sounds, which, if changed, alter the entire meaning — for example, dog can turn to dig.
Researchers at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest…

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