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Is talking baby talk to your pets scientific or just plain ridiculous?

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

Is your pet impressed with baby talk or does it think you're ridiculous?

If you have a dog or cat (or any pet for that matter), you probably also have an uncontrollable urge to talk to it with that high-pitched singsong baby voice. Do your pets really need to be talked to like an infant, or do they think you're, well, ridiculous?

Talk like a baby because everybody is doing it.

An anonymous survey indicates that 91 percent of pet owners do baby talk to their cats and dogs. We're guessing you do, too!

Check out Matthew Patrick of Petcentric as he schools us on whether or not we should keep baby talking to our furry friends or grow up in our conversations with our pets.

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