They say old dogs are difficult to teach new tricks. This one app, however, caters specifically to senior dogs in an attempt to sharpen their brain once again.
– A group of researchers in Vienna wanted to see if old dogs can still learn new tricks.
– The researchers used a touch screen to test their hypothesis.
– Most dogs have passed the trainings and their dog owners reported that…
Researchers in Vienna believe that senior dogs are like old people – if they play brain games, their memory and brain’s sharpness will not deteriorate.
The researchers came up with this app called “dog Sudoku” wherein dogs will interact with a touchscreen. There are various activities where if the dog gets it right, treats will be dispensed from below the screen.
Most of the dog owners are amazed with the progress of their senior dogs since they underwent three phases of training with the researchers.
The researchers, however, have not concluded yet whether the brain games will lead to neurological improvements.
Read more of Sarah Gibbens’ heartwarming story here – https://news.nationalgeographic.com/