UP THE DOWN STAIRCASE

A dog’s “depth sensation” or depth perception is not as acute as a human’s. Breed and age, and of course health, are all factors that contribute to the accuracy of a dog’s vision.

The brain can calculate depth, or formulate depth perception, by using two images of the same scene obtained from slightly different angles, meaning both the right and left eyes. 

Why am I telling you this?  To help you understand that a puppy at the top of a staircase does not perceive the depth of it, the same way we do. So how do you teach a puppy to go down a staircase? TO CONTINUE READING...

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