Even if the dog walks with the owner, who leads her on a leash, or runs on a limited territory herself, she can easily find her way home within the whole familiar and studied space. How great the distance at which she knows more or less depends on the distance from her home to the route of her walks. However, one often hears opinions that dogs have a unique ability to navigate and find, for example, a house shortly after the animal enters an unknown place before it even at a decent distance from the house.
Let’s try to find out how much stories about the ability of dogs to navigate far distances have real ground. And can dogs really find their way home? Being in an unfamiliar area. Here is the first point that contradicts these statements: when they hunt dogs in an unfamiliar place, often the dogs are lost, having lost their Continue reading