Leeanne, a 13 year old female from Sebrevois asks on September 26, 2002,Can dogs and cats understand what people are saying? If not then how do they know to get off something or to go if you tell them to?
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They certainly do understand what you *want* but they don't understand *language* as we do. There are many books and websites on the subject. A good one is Stanley Coren's.
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