Talking to Dogs: Companion Animal-Directed Speech in a Stress Test

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Lesch, Raffaela; Kotrschal, Kurt; Schöberl, Iris; Beetz, Andrea; Solomon, Judith; Fitch, W. Tecumseh;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Animals,volume 9,issue 7 (issn: 2076-2615, eissn: 2076-2615)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6681105, doi: 10.3390/ani9070417
  • Subject: pet-directed speech | attachment | companion animal-directed speech | QL1-991 | Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100 | dog-directed speech | caregiving | Article | Zoology | Ainsworth strange situation

Simple Summary Companion animal-directed speech is a current topic of research, interesting due to its similarity to infant-directed speech. Dog owners seem to almost subconsciously use this high-pitched and repetitive way of speaking, slightly adapted, for dogs. The ai... View more
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