Do dogs know who their parents are?

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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.

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Human children can usually recognize their parents even after years of separation.

As researchers discovered more about dog's recognition abilities, they wondered if adult puppies would recognize their parents, even years later.

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Human children can usually recognize their parents even after years of separation.

As researchers discovered more about dog's recognition abilities, they wondered if adult puppies would recognize their parents, even years later.

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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.

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Human children can usually recognize their parents even after years of separation.

As researchers discovered more about dog's recognition abilities, they wondered if adult puppies would recognize their parents, even years later.

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Do parent dogs feel sad or upset if you give their puppies/offspring away? The newly adopted puppies are more likely to be lonely.

But will probably miss it's litter-mates as much, if not more than it's mother (as long as it is 7 or 8 weeks old).

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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.

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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.

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