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Dave
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Night vision

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I was wondering if dogs have better night vision than Humans :?: I've been walking levi as it's getting dark and he stops and barks at the strangest things :roll: Last evening there was a guy parked by the lagoon we walk around on a motorcycle and he stopped and barked like a wildman at the motorcycle that is , the guy was down on the bank fishing . It was hilarious and he was tough , I thought he was going to bite the tire :roll: :lol: He stops a lot as he spots birds swimming and also he see them just standing still , or actually he must scent them . I know most wild critters see much better than humans in the dark . 8) Dave

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Post by Barb Wright »

Since you asked :wink:

DogNightVision:

http://www.uwsp.edu/psych/dog/LA/DrP4.htm

http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/se ... .Zo.r.html

And if you really want to know about dog vision in general:

http://www.workingdogs.com/vision_coile.htm

http://www.uwsp.edu/psych/dog/LA/davis2.htm

http://www.veterinaryvision.com/See.htm

This was all pretty interesting reading 8) Did we learn more than we really wanted to know :wink:
RIP Sweet Cassie 4/98 - 3/13

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Post by Dave »

Thanks for the links :D There is a lot of info . I never thought a dog could see color at all , "just shades of grey" .Hey isn't that a song by the Grateful Dead :o Dave

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Post by Jen »

Barb,

Interesting reading. Its funny that you pulled up an article by Mark Plonsky in Stevens Point. When I lived in Wi, Mark was the one who helped me train Baron for Agility and he's a great all around person.

Jen

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