The Talking Dog is a unique and fun method of teaching your dog basic communication skills. This video is a great opportunity to help your dog learn how to communicate with you and other people. You can also teach your dog the difference between saying “no”, and “OK”. This video will also introduce your dog to some interesting facts about dogs and their language. The more you play this video with your dog and the more it will help them master talking. As they say, they are listening!
The Talking Dog video has been developed by an award-winning animal behaviorist who holds a Ph.D. named Hans Pastusz-Rohen. He is a specialist in understanding canine psychology and how they utilize complex math to solve problems. His research has earned numerous awards like the 1999 Breakthrough Award by the American Psychological Association (London, England) and the Royal Society of Medicine (London, England).
In The Talking Dog, von osten presents us with a bizarre peculiarity: our dogs appear to be able comprehend the meaning of words even when they haven’t heard them before. He explained that the reason he discovered the phenomenon of the talking dog was because dogs employ the same methods of processing as humans when processing verbal information. He discovered that dogs use an illusion known as the stumpfog, which is a fancy name for what is known as the “illusory hearing system”. This is what allows a normal person to comprehend speech, even if they’ve never heard it before.
Von osten explains in The Talking Dog that dogs use the same process as humans to process spoken words. The ability of dogs to connect certain sound-ixtures, such as snaps and clicks within a sentence, with a visual image is the most important thing. In essence, dogs make the same type of connections as people when trying to make meaning of the visual information they’re receiving.
Von Osten recorded a range of dog sounds and asked owners to view a video of the same sounds being spoken by a person to verify this. The video was then viewed by the owners , who were asked to rate how accurately they were able to comprehend the meaning. The results were interesting: the more of an effort the dog owner put into listening to the sound, the better their judgment of the speaker was. Dogs process video and sound in the same way. Interestingly, the dogs also could remember the names of the speakers they heard the sound from!
In addition to talking dogs, von Osten also has written books on the subject. One of the books, titled What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know, contains the talking dog experiment and includes descriptions of the significance of the theory. In the book the theory is explained, and the number of buttons or slips employed are described. The concept isn’t completely novel, but it is new to dog owners, and many of the details are new to me as well. Although I have read about other researchers getting the same results, I cannot verify its validity.
In conclusion, even though the book is not an attempt to replicate the scientific research behind the Talking Dog phenomenon, I find it to be an interesting read and think that it is well worth your time. I am not a scientist, and therefore I am unable to verify the truthfulness of any assertions made in the book. I am awestruck by the concept and believe it’s a great method for dog owners to gain insight into their dog’s personality. Similar to smart Hans canaries who can waggle through interviews my dog is able to speak to anyone anytime and say whatever the heart wishes. It’s truly amazing and I’m eager to read future books by this author, perhaps in the vein of his “Dog Whisperer” series.