FluentPet Blog

Featuring Flint, the French Feline @flintcantalk
At a café in La Defense, Paris, a young woman in a powder-blue blazer waves at me from across the patio. When we sit, I spy a tattoo inked on her bare forearm: a sleeping cat curled into a ball....
Bunny The Talking Dog, The Story of a TikTok Sensation
If you're on TikTok, there's a good chance you've seen Bunny The Talking Dog. This furry friend has become an online sensation with her funny and relatable videos. But who is Bunny The Talking Dog, and where did she come from? We'll answer those questions and more in this blog post. Stay tuned!
New Beginnings in 2022—an Exclusive with Alexis Devine (@whataboutbunny)
Alexis Devine, or @whataboutbunny on Instagram, calls in from Tacoma, Washington at nine in the morning. With her yellow Carhartt beanie and copper hair, she’s a spot of sunlight in an otherwise overcast February. Bunny’s nowhere to be seen—until our...
Can dogs (or other animals) actually use buttons to talk?
It’s right out of a storybook—as long as we’ve told tales, humanity has imagined the possibility of talking to animals. We’ve been told FluentPet reminds us of “Dug” the happy-go-lucky pup from Pixar’s Up. The animated film features him speaking...
Do dogs dream? If so, what do they dream of?
Dreams are still somewhat of a mystery. What can we learn from animal cognition? One of our adorable learners, Bunny, was recently captured in a fun video that explored the possibilities of canine dreams. In the video, a sleeping Bunny...
Do dogs only see in black and white? What about cats?
Dogs have two types of photoreceptors, or specialized cells for detecting light in their retinas. These photoreceptors are known as cones, which best detect color and details, and rods, which detect motion and provide night vision. 
Can you target train your cat?
Why teaching our feline friends target training can be beneficial What’s “target training” and how can it benefit your learner? “Target training” aims to teach a dog, cat, or other animal to touch a specific object or location. It is...
How many words can dogs really recognize?
If you’ve ever had to spell P-A-R-K or W-A-L-K out loud to avoid the inevitable perk of your dog’s ears, you know they understand at least a few words. Most dogs on average can learn over 150 words, which often...