How Well Do Dogs Hear?

Why do dogs try to sleep on their owners’ beds? Many an owner has suffered from a pet dog demanding to be allowed to sleep on the bed. Toy dogs sometimes win this battle, but if a Great Dane succeeds it may end up as the subject of a custody dispute in a divorce court. Why are they so keen […]

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Does Your Dog have a Noise Phobia?

Sound Advice for Dogs Does your dog have a Noise Phobia? Halloween fireworks, thunderstorms, bands and any loud noise send my Jack Russell Rex cowing in his bed or rushing for the kennel .Noises that effect him can extend to shouting…[not at him!] banging a nail with a hammer or any kind of sudden unexpected loud noise all have the […]

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Why Do Dogs Howl?

Why Do Dogs Howl? Although dogs bark more than wolves, they howl less. The reason for the comparative rarity of dog-howling is the difference in the social life of the domestic dog and the wild wolf. The function of the howl is to synchronize and assemble the pack for action. Wolves howl most in the early evening before departing on […]

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He Keeps Trying To Mate With My Leg

Many people have experienced the embarrassing moment when their host’s dog has suddenly struck his front feet around their legs and began making a strong pelvic inflammatory campaigns. Why have these dogs in throwing such an unpromising activity? The answer is that dogs can pass through a special socialization phase when they are puppies, during which time they establish their […]

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A Very Angry Dog!

Why Do Dogs not like some strangers and are Ok with others? Dogs are nearly always suspicious of strangers who enter their owners’ homes and they greet them with a great deal of barking and sniffing. Some visitors have the knack of quickly calming them, while others seem unable to do so and may even be nipped or bitten. What […]

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