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How do pets know?

Our dog chloe is deaf...i don't just mean acts like it...i mean stone deaf! and she knew i was pregnant and started being very protective of me...had to be within eye sight or pitched a fit..and as soon as we brought our daughter home she could tell when she was upset without even being near her...like when she is throwing a tantrum in her crib or basinett...and will come find me if i am in another room whining and pacing and practically telling me "mom something is wrong! come fix it!" it isn't coincidence because its happened too often...how does she know?

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Needlesmama

Asked by Needlesmama at 8:32 PM on Apr. 15, 2011 in Pets

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  • Animals have a six sense that makes them just know....
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 8:35 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • my cat is the same way, they just know
    Jgreg

    Answer by Jgreg at 8:45 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Dogs pick up on body language and emotion very easily. Looks like you have a good dog there. :)
    SalemWitchChild

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 8:53 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Animals are far smarter than people give them credit for and understand their environments more acutely, including other living things in it , than their owners give them credit for . If you treat an animal well, it will respond and bond to you. They are living beings and genetically related to us .
    janet116

    Answer by janet116 at 9:46 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • They are much more sensitive with smell - so they smell the change in hormone, the way your body smells different and instinctually know - that is what I think.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:00 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Sure! If dogs can sense when your about to have a seizure and things like that I'm POSITIVE that they know when you are pregnant
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 1:05 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • Animals r very intelligent and they know. They also can sense danger and they do alert u. We had a carbon monoxide leak and our dogs and cats alerted us!
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 1:36 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • They are very "tuned into" the members of their family. They are very empathitic.
    confused969

    Answer by confused969 at 2:28 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

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