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  4. Do dogs recognize themselves in a mirror similar to how human babies acquire this ability between 18-24 months?

    Do dogs recognize themselves in a mirror similar to how human babies acquire this ability between 18-24 months?

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  5. What behaviors are known to be instinctive for dogs other than stalk/pounce predatory sequence?

    What behaviors are known to be instinctive in dogs other than the stalk/eye/pounce predatory sequence?

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  6. Has there been any research on dogs in Northern communities that pack and attack humans? Does this happen anywhere else?

    I would like to know why dogs in the North (and possibly elsewhere) do this, if they're provoked or so feral, they're almost wild and it's their way of surviving - are the news reports accurate? I can't help but link this to socio-economic issues and probably many other factors. Just wondering if you know of any research to direct me towards. I have read some of Dr. Boitani's work but nothing from Canada's North. Thanks.

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  7. Is there any difference in the ”working” versus “show” lines of breeds in the profiles. Has this been tested for? It could be measured

    I have owned and know many of both lines of border collies and they are like two different breeds. The working lines seem to have a much greater sense and respect for personal space when running together in groups. By working lines I mean dogs still being selected and bred for their original function.

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