There is no question that dogs remember several aspects of their daily lives including the places they go, routes they take, activities they engage in, objects they use for those activities as well as the people they live with. Without memory not only would those activities be vastly impaired, but even some more basic things like recognizing familiar smells and people or learning new things would be impossible for them to do.
But do they easily forget people they used to know or live with – the kid that goes off to college or the family member that spends months or even years away from home because of work abroad? Do they remember how kind and loving you were or the harsh way you spoke to them and the punishment you gave them when they did something wrong. Do these positive and negative memories stick?
Watch this video, and if you answered yes, you will find the confirmation right here. (Video not loading? Click here.)