They call it a "sixth sense". As a dog lover, you know it exists in our four-legged friends and it is one of the advantages of owning a dog that rarely gets attention. As a result of this gift, your dog is capable of saving your life. You already know that dogs can alert you about dangers and concerns on the outside, but the amazing thing is that they can also alert you about what's going on inside your body. One doctor laughed when he first heard this news, but no more... Imagine that … [Read more...] about The Amazing Way Your Dog Is Like Your Doctor
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Have you ever wondered why dogs howl when they hear a siren? Their instinctive link to wolves gives us a clue. This article covers the various reasons dogs howl, and some of them may surprise you; they sure did me. It’s hard to miss the neighborhood dog choir howling their mournful tune as a fire truck or ambulance whizzes by. Dogs raise their heads in a howl to signal when we leave the house and when we return. One begins to howl and is soon followed by other voices in the area, but why … [Read more...] about The Various Reasons Why Dogs Howl
I've never seen anything like this in my life. After watching this video you would think cats and dogs have been scuba diving since the beginning of time. Pretty neat how well the equipment fits these little guys! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dw_Hk9Wpc4 … [Read more...] about Dog And Cat Scuba Dive Together
I was surprised by how smart the dogs are in # 2. 1. Dogs are capable of understanding up to 250 words and gestures, can count up to five and can perform simple mathematical calculations. The average dog is as intelligent as a two-year-old child. Source: The Telegraph 2. Some stray Russian dogs have figured out how to use the subway system in order to travel to more populated areas in search of food. Source: English Russia Photo Source: Adam Baker 3. Dogs don’t … [Read more...] about 3 Dog Facts That May Surprise You
It's not something most of us dog lovers think about, but conflict sometimes comes with the territory of owning a dog. More and more, we relate to our four legged friends as family members and kids; therefore, it's natural to experience the same kinds of relationship issues that come up between human beings. Dr. Joel Gavriele-Gold is not a cat person. The walls of the 73-year-old psychologist’s Upper West Side office are decorated with paintings of dogs, including one of Rin Tin Tin. On … [Read more...] about Do You Need Relationship Therapy With Your Dog?