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I’m not sure if they fully understand laughter, but I have seen both dogs and cats respond to laughter. If my dog is outside and the kids begin to laugh hysterically, he typically barks at the window because he knows we’re in the house having fun and he’s not part of the action.


Oh this is a good one. I know mine do because if we start laughing at them they perk up and and really get nutty. If a dog can understand angry words or words of reprimand also words of praise why not laughter too. They also know when to come and cuddle the sadness away.


Do dogs understand when humans laugh? (self.NoStupidQuestions) submitted 3 years ago by Imjustkidding19. ... Well my dog and I have been through plenty of rough times for eight and a half years now, and he's not "just a dog" who simply becomes attached to an owner because he gets fed.


Well, that’s not true. Some dogs don’t like it and some dogs do. And we should just pay attention to what an individual dog’s needs are.” Every pet owner wants to make his or her dog as happy as can be. But the best way to do this is to know the dog and observe his likes and dislikes—dog-laughter is just one small indicator.


Do Dogs Have a Sense of Humor? Does your dog ever make you laugh ' on purpose? Does he know he's being funny? An even stranger question ' does your dog find things funny? There are countless stories of dog antics and behavior that are funny, but most of those you'd have to say are unintentional. Humorous behavior may be repeated because of the ...


Do Dogs Laugh? Animals make laugh-like sounds when they are tickled or playing. Posted Nov 22, 2009 . ... From what I understand, this will work on all dogs regardless of breed or age. Best of ...


That’s a darn good question! It’s been my experience cats do understand laughter, especially if one is laughing AT the cat, rather than WITH the cat! I’ve observed my cats taking apparent offense at my laughter if they did something they didn’t me...


If dogs do laugh, they don’t do it in the same ways or for the same reasons as we do. The same goes for dog tickling . My own dog will often raise one of her forelegs to be scratched in her ...


Dogs are also capable of laughing, and they typically do so when they are playing. Canine laughter begins with the doggy equivalent of smiling but also includes a sound that is much like panting. Several years ago, animal behaviorist Patricia Simonet at Sierra Nevada College by Lake Tahoe recorded those sounds while dogs played.


Your Dog Can Tell From Your Voice If You’re Happy or Sad New fMRI research shows that dogs’ brains are specially equipped to process human voices, and respond differently based on our emotions