HomeHeard it on the ShowThe Good Boy VoiceThe Good Boy VoiceWed, June 6, 2018 by MSJ Admin SHARE NOW dachshund or sausage dog listening with one ear very carefully isolated on white background “I KNEW it!!” -Jodi Listen to Jodi talk about it at [16:33] in the show podcast below: According to The Dodo “Who’s a good boy?!” You probably read those words in a baby voice — and according to a new studyfrom the University of York, there’s a good reason why. The dogs were more likely to respond to people talking in a high-pitched voice about things they like, such as eating treats or going for a walk, than people talking about more boring topics in the same voice. Overall, the study suggests that talking about dog activities in a high-pitched voice can in fact improve a pup’s attention.