Are dogs starting to watch more television?

A number of are opening around the world with programming specifically designed for dogs to . Does this make sense, asks dog expert Stanley Coren.

Many people report that their dogs completely ignore what is visible on television, while others report that their dogs are often captivated by events on the TV screen. Whether or not a dog pays attention to a programme on television depends upon a number of factors.

One important factor has to do with the way the dog's eye works.

The canine eye is designed to efficiently detect movement. The image on a standard television screen is updated and redrawn 60 times per second.

Since a human's flicker resolution ability is only 55Hz, the image appears continuous and the gradually changing images give us the illusion of movement.

Since dogs can discern flickers at 75Hz, a television screen probably appears to be rapidly flickering to them. A flickering image would obviously appear to be less real, and thus many dogs do not direct much attention to it.

Nonetheless, some dogs ignore the apparent flickering of the TV image and seem to respond to dogs and other images on the television screen if they are interesting enough.

Recently, changes in technology

… Continue reading here.
Dogs – Yahoo! News Search Results

Funny Dogs. my other videos: Funny Animals: Part 1: Part 2: Crazy…
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Precision Pet Extreme Outback Country Lodge Dog House, Small Best Prices
Shop for Dog Houses from! Give your dog the house of his dreams with the Precision Pet Extreme Outback Country Lodge . Constructed of solid wood, this is rugged and durable. It features a raised floor that protects the…
$ 82.59
+ $ 5.99 shipping
$ 124.99
+ $ 0.00 shipping


Tip of the Day

Dogs need exercise and sometimes owners just do not have the time to go to the park on a daily basis. That's why dog treadmills are a great invention for those dogs that we love.


Bestsellers and Hot Products

You May Also Like These Topics...

For Swiss disaster rescue dogs , the job – and training – never ends

Dogs from the program, based outside Berne, have seen duty worldwide, from Japan to Turkey to Costa Rica, to sniff out victims buried in the rubble of earthquakes. Hinterkappelen, Switzerland Man's best friend – in this case a six-year-old Welsh border collie named Sky – lies relaxed but attentive on the floor of […]

Activists seeking puppy mill ban, starts locally

BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) — Five months after her beloved boxer died, told a group at the local animal shelter she wasn't ready for a new dog yet. ‘‘I said my next dog would find me,” Nicholson said. An abandoned 1-year-old black Labrador mix, thirsty and scared, began following Nicholson around town 24 hours […]

Dog Eats Candy-Covered Volcano Homework Ending in Emergency Surgery

Nov 21, 2013 3:56pm It's the oldest story in the book: “The dog ate my .” However, for , 13, of Englewood, Colo., who slaved away for hours on her candy-covered project, that story became painfully true not only for her, but for her poor dog, Reggie. The 2-year-old got ahold […]

Dogs ease veterans' trauma at Bay Area VA center

MENLO PARK — The knew something was wrong. He refused to leave the side of sandro , repeatedly nuzzling the troubled man, trying to comfort him. It was the anniversary of that terrible 2003 day in Iraq when navarro was the first to arrive at a blast scene that killed two friends […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Previous Post
Dog News

DirecTV Launching Dogs-Only Channel

Next Post
Dog News

Dog dies from severe burns; St. Louis police investigating


    • ZombiEBenoiT
    • July 14, 2013


    • azores5
    • July 14, 2013

    1:42 fake

    • xXD0M1N4TORXx
    • July 14, 2013

    oh come on now what did he sayed

    • TheMrTipZy
    • July 14, 2013

    hey girl in first video. It’s normal for pit bulls to do that.

    • Kittycatx Hall
    • July 14, 2013

    Dog with lid on his head: Ok, ok I get it I am a naughty boy!!! Now get this mother fucker off of me!!!

    • TheTommyKay
    • July 14, 2013

    02:00 Fake
    Attention seeking whore
    That dog is not guilty at all

    • sebi1000000000000000
    • July 14, 2013

    it isn’t the dogs fault that the garbage tast’s so good

    • Dalena Huynh
    • July 14, 2013

    when they turn off the camera. they beat the shit out of them.

    • Marnell Kenan
    • July 14, 2013

    At 3:06 he’s like” hell I dont know”….lets just cut the “sh*t lady. I’m tired. You’re tired. I want to blame it on the cat but where’s he at when you need him. Kibbles and bits just don’t cut it.


    • IPKAE
    • July 14, 2013

    aww to all the cute dogs

    • ivohfa1988
    • July 14, 2013

    What is the breed of the first dog?

    • TheHouseOfJokes
    • July 14, 2013

    This is one of the greatest videos ever. Totally thumbs up on it.

    • irene angelucci
    • July 14, 2013

    omg lmao…the last one was the soon as I saw how he was like I fucking started laughing so hard, man…. soo cute! she says: you are naughty! and he licks his mouth and she : naughty naughty!  and lick lick. hahhahahahahahaha I LOVE dogs!

    • wez johnston
    • July 14, 2013

    3:06 looks like the dog is thinking i don’t care I’m tired now get this thing off so i can sleep

    • DailyKujo
    • July 14, 2013

    Hello i just started a channel that shows funny dogs clips and other dog related viral videos.If you enjoy it please show me some love and share it to a friend.Thanks

    • irene angelucci
    • July 14, 2013

    honestly the last video is a real feel good. every time i feel down i watch it and i cant stop laughing and life is so much better, hhahahah

    • Jaden Davis
    • July 14, 2013

    They know they will get in trouble so why do they do these things to make their owner mad

    • isabella flora
    • July 14, 2013

    my poodle does this kind of stuff.destroys the garbage,pulls out all my clothes out of the drawers when i’m gone and yells until i come back.i feel like giving him away everytime (just kidding!) and then he gives me that “i wuv you” look and i just can’t punish him!i CUDDLE him!!

    • kwadwo amoako
    • July 14, 2013

    the laziest dog in the world

    • EkteEkte070
    • July 14, 2013

    last dog is like, get to bed woman.

    • TnWonderer
    • July 13, 2013


Leave a Reply

Available for Amazon Prime