Can dogs recognize their mothers?

Asked By: Nicholaus King
Date created: Wed, Jan 6, 2021 8:36 PM
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As researchers discovered more about dog's recognition abilities, they wondered if adult puppies would recognize their parents, even years later.

Studies show dogs can recognize their parents and siblings, but whether that recognition is based on scent or some other factor is still not known for certain.

Answered By: Peggie McKenzie
Date created: Thu, Jan 7, 2021 10:39 PM
While the evidence is still up for debate, it looks like dogs can recognize their mothers to an extent. According to Psychology Today , there have been several studies done on the matter. One of the studies took a large cloth that the puppies’ mother had been sleeping on and put it next to another cloth that another dog of the same age and breed had been sleeping on.
Answered By: Rickey Tromp
Date created: Sat, Jan 9, 2021 2:02 AM
It is believed that wild packs have a longer lasting bond than animals separated within weeks of birth. Some will point to the mating that a male dog may attempt with his mother as an indication of a failure to recognize the mother. However, dogs do not have morals. Their instincts are to mate.
Answered By: Emmanuel Wyman
Date created: Tue, Jan 12, 2021 3:32 AM
As researchers discovered more about dog's recognition abilities, they wondered if adult puppies would recognize their parents, even years later.Studies show dogs can recognize their parents and siblings, but whether that recognition is based on scent or some other factor is still not known for certain.
Answered By: Guadalupe Emmerich
Date created: Fri, Jan 15, 2021 6:25 AM
The results of these two experiments clearly show that young puppies recognize their own mother and littermates, and it also shows that this recognition is based upon scent cues. However, the...
Answered By: Kiara Kutch
Date created: Fri, Jan 15, 2021 12:29 PM
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Answered By: Ara Marks
Date created: Sun, Jan 17, 2021 5:53 PM
Scientists have had to develop complicated (and expensive) methods to tell if dogs remember their moms. The studies do seem to show that puppies, and sometimes even older dogs, mothers. “At least as far as the data is concerned, it appears clear that a dog, even as an adult, will still recognize its biological mother.” (Psychology Today).
Answered By: Jocelyn Gerlach
Date created: Tue, Jan 19, 2021 11:18 AM
Dr. Peter G. Hepper, Emeritus Professor of Queen’s University Belfast, in Northern Ireland, conducted an experiment to test if dogs recognized their mothers (view study) and discovered that they did in some ways. Therefore, it makes sense to assume that if they recognized their mothers, dogs must remember their mothers.
Answered By: Arjun O'Keefe
Date created: Fri, Jan 22, 2021 9:49 AM
Perhaps not, as according to the Psychology Today website, dogs do recognize their mothers due to scent remembered from being puppies. In the tests, the scientists placed scent down of the dog’s mother, where the dog had not seen it’s mother since being a puppy in the litter. Here’s a quote from the researchers:
Answered By: Marina Grady
Date created: Fri, Jan 22, 2021 10:52 PM
Dogs may also be able to recognize their parents simply by looking at their faces. Recent studies in canine cognition discovered dogs can distinguish the face of their owners from the faces of strangers and can spot other dogs from among other animals.
Answered By: Allie Rippin
Date created: Mon, Jan 25, 2021 4:48 AM
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