A best selling compact disc - that only your dog can hear!

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The best selling CD in New Zealand, aptly named, "A very silent night", is one you will never be able to hear. It has been recorded at a frequency only your pooch can listen to.

Released for charity by the "Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals" (SPCA), this CD became an instant hit amongst dog owners in New Zealand. To date the $3.90 CD, which contains both, the instrumental (music only) and the vocal version (with words) of the song, has raised over 17,300 U.S. Dollars for the charity.

While dog owners love it, the reaction amongst the dogs has been a little mixed. The most extreme one has been by a dog that went a little crazy upon hearing the song and destroyed the radio. Most dogs however just seem to lie down and do nothing.

The success of the CD has encouraged the SPCA so much, that they are going to release the CD around the world, and it will soon be available to dogs in the U.S.A. and Australia.

What is Frequency?

Humans (and dogs) hear when sound waves hit the eardrum, causing the inner ear bones to vibrate. The number of vibrations per second is called frequency. Frequency is measured in Hertz (one Hz being one vibration). Humans have a 20 -20,000 Hz frequency range. They cannot hear anything beyond that. Dogs on the other hand have a much higher frequency range, from 40 to 60,000 Hz.

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  • adroit_avimimus
    adroit_avimimusover 1 year
    My family has this radio where wildlife and nature sounds play all the time, and everytime the wolf howls come on, my dog howls! It's pretty funny, but I also feel kinda bad since she has no other dog friends that live near her, and only has the wolf howls to accompany her.
    • 29zabraham
      29zabrahamabout 3 years
      i love dogs!
      • dotdarling1over 4 years
        I love dogs but I am allergic to them! lol
        • something over 4 years
          I don't dislike dogs but I don't like them
          • cosmodaboii
            cosmodaboiiover 4 years
            I love dogs I have one my self hes a french poodle I like cats to my cousin has one shes cute
            • pinklife
              pinklifeabout 5 years
              I wonder if the dogs realy liked it or just acted like it
              • ThatOneKidabout 5 years
                DUMBO COMFIRMED
                • Jojoover 5 years
                  its so cool i'm glad my dog has the same relationship with my dog.
                  • Jojoover 5 years
                    me to i love dogs
                    • Rubialmost 6 years
                      nice to said i love dogs but good dogs