Dogs have an incredible sense of finding their way back home, even when they are miles away. Explore the science behind this remarkable ability, including the role of scent, memory, and learning. Discover the practical applications of this skill, such as search and rescue and pet tracking, as well as the emotional connections between dogs and their homes. Dive into the fascinating world of dogs and their sense of home with our comprehensive resources and expert insights.

How do dogs know the right direction and yet when they do know the route home, why do they not take it but sit and wait to be found?

Examples with my Welsh terrier  Rhubarbe. Living in Paris, he and I used to walk in the Champs de Mars by the Eiffel Tower at least twice a week and sometimes more. He knew the way there and back by heart. He walked without a lead and once in the park, which is not closed,…