Do dog owners, cat owners and other pet owners...

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  1. The Examiner-1 profile image72
    The Examiner-1posted 3 years ago

    Do dog owners, cat owners and other pet owners...

    talk like a caveman - or baby - to their pet?

  2. Nicole Grizzle profile image91
    Nicole Grizzleposted 3 years ago

    Yes and no. My puppies are rather old now (9 and 10), so they don't respond as much to baby talk as much as they did when they were little. But when it's play time, rest assured that all of baby talk all resurface. Screaming "where's the ball?!?" gets them wagging every time lol.

  3. peachpurple profile image80
    peachpurpleposted 3 years ago

    i am a cat owner, i talk to my old cat as if she is my daughter

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image72
      The Examiner-1posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      What age daughter? 10 yrs, 5 yrs, 6 mos?

  4. lisavollrath profile image95
    lisavollrathposted 3 years ago

    No talking down to the dogs here, but I do raise the pitch of my voice, and repeat certain phrases when I'm working with them, so they know I'm pleased with what they're doing. Conversely, if they're doing something they shouldn't, I lower the pitch of my voice. They know the difference between a high, light, "no", and a dark, rumbling, "NO".

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image72
      The Examiner-1posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Do you ever mumble though?

    2. lisavollrath profile image95
      lisavollrathposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      No mumbling. The little one takes any mumbling as an invitation to sit in my lap and sleep with her head against my chest. Who can work with that going on?

    3. The Examiner-1 profile image72
      The Examiner-1posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Try writing about your dog/puppy during that, or else take a nap. lol

  5. The Examiner-1 profile image72
    The Examiner-1posted 3 years ago

    I forgot to place in the question that there is a commercial on the radio. She teaches her dog to say 'I love you' and the dog sounds almost in pain. When the dog says it well for her she mumbles it back and I wondered whether this really happened or was it the commercial?

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