Everything is more fun when you do it with your dog. Even simple entertainment, like watching TV, is more amusing when your pooch is watching it with you. This compilation of dogs enjoying television will brighten up your day. The one that ran away to hide while watching the saddest part of “Lion King” gotta be my favorite. He didn’t want anyone to see him cry. How does your pooch react to TV? Please, enjoy and SHARE these goofballs with your friends.
Domestic dogs perceive TV similarly to the way we do. They are intelligent enough to recognize images of animals as they would in real life, even the species they’ve never seen before. The only differences between our perception and those of dogs, is the fact that they have dichromatic vision (they see a range of two primary colors, yellow and blue), and dogs’ eyes register images more quickly than do ours. They way dogs react to whatever they see on TV depends on their personality and breed. Some dogs are very friendly, others are very territorial, some don’t like people, others love chasing small animals, etc. For example, hounds are driven by smell, so they aren’t as interested in TV. On the other hand, herding breeds, such as terriers, are usually more stimulated by moving objects they see on the screen. But just like us, dogs concentrate on what interests them. If there is nothing good on TV, they look away and find something better to do.
Some people leave TV on to keep their pet company. If you didn’t know, there is an HDTV cable channel designed for dogs, called DogTV. It has a much higher number of frames per second and is specially colored to accommodate dogs’ dichromatic vision. It has relaxing programs that show images like dogs chilling out in grassy fields, stimulating programs, showing dogs surfing in southern California, and programs that show canines obeying commands and performing different tasks to help pets get used to similar situations and owner’s requests at home.