Why Can't Dogs Recognize Us on Our Phones and Tablets?
Small screens, compressed signals, and canine nature may all affect whether a dog can identify its owner on the phone or in a video chat.
Nothing hurts like your dog not taking your calls.
Can our canines recognize us through our technology? At least better than technology can sometimes hear them?
If your dog won't give you the FaceTime of day, don't worry, it's not you.
Dogs can recognize owners on a television screen, "but it's a very bizarre place for your face to pop up and the rest of you is not there," says Nicholas Dodman, a veterinary behaviorist at Tufts University and chief scientific officer for DogTV, a television network designed for dogs. "Sometimes dogs seeing images on television of their owner will go to the back of the TV and see if there's anyone on the other side of the screen,"