Category Archives: Dogs’ hearing

How Does Dogs’ Hearing Compare To Humans’?

There is a lot of misunderstanding out there about how well dogs hear. It’s true that their hearing is better than that of humans in a couple ways. They can hear higher-pitched sounds than humans can, and they can hear quieter … Continue reading

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What Happened to Summer’s Thunderstorm Phobia?

Is it weird to write a post saying that something really shouldn’t have worked, but look, it kind of did? Is it irresponsible even? I keep pondering why I feel the need to explain all the strikes I had against me … Continue reading

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Using Sound Masking To Protect Your Dog From Loud, Scary Sounds

If you have: a dog who reacts to noises while at home; a smartphone or tablet that can send a signal to wireless speakers; and wireless speakers …you can try sound masking to protect your dog from some sounds that … Continue reading

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