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Study Finds Dogs Can Distinguish Different Human Languages

13 days ago   |   By iHeart Dogs

We know that dogs can understand many of our words. Still, there are around 7,000 spoken human languages. So, do dogs know when people are speaking a different language than the one they're used to?
A new study from Hungary aimed to determine whether dogs can tell when people are speaking different languages. Researchers at the Department of Ethology at Eötvös Loránd University also wanted to know whether dogs recognize the difference between actual speech and scrambled nonsense.

Laura V. Cuaya, first author of the study, moved from Mexico to Hungary with her dog Kun-kun. She wondered...
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