Animals need to be able to respond to their environment to survive.
This process of modifying behavior based on experience is called learning.
A New Book of Poems for Humans
From M.T. Evans
@Black Mountain Sunset Books
Something only people who walk their dogs in residential areas know is just how many other dogs are lurking behind the fenced-in front and backyards of their neighbor's homes. The scent and sound of other dogs passing by inevitably incites reactions varying on curiosity, anger, or a desire for connection, especially for dogs who've been left alone outside all day.