Follow the Finger
As you know, body language is important in dog agility. Have you thought about “finger language”? No, not THAT finger. I mean the pointer or index finger. Time Magazine online featured an interesting article about an assistant anthropology professor who is opening a special Canine Cognition research lab to test dogs on their unique abilities, such as following fingers and more. He believes his dogs DO understand how to follow pointing fingers, and while you might not think this very unusual, no other animal seems to be able to do this. For the full story, click here.