Unlike domestic cats, domestic dogs have a face-full of fast twitch muscles which enable them to have expressive faces and rapid barks. Their bark is… Read More »Dogs’ facial fast twitch muscles provides them with expressions which entice us
NEWS AND COMMENT-NORWAY: We know that the British bulldog is selectively bred to extreme to have brachycephalic features, the side effect of which is to… Read More »Norway effectively bans British bulldogs and Cavalier King Charles spaniels
On PoC I have some carefully prepared and useful images which shows us, in my opinion, how cats see the world compared to humans. You… Read More »How dogs see things compared to parrots
The Kennel Club has decided to change the breed standard for the dachshund. They decided that over the years breeders have gone for a more… Read More »Modern dachshund is too low to the ground
Short-nose dogs make better eye contact than long-nose dogs, research has found. The eyes are more on the side of the head for long-nose dogs… Read More »Short-nosed dogs make better eye contact than long-nosed dogs
The nose leather (the tip of the nose) of a dog contains a unique “noseprint” like a human’s fingerprint which does no alter over time.… Read More »Chinese will identify individual dogs by their noseprint
It’s hot off the press, fashion’s new favourite print is the houndstooth pattern which is named after the teeth of a dog and is also… Read More »Origin of the word “houndstooth” and it’s back in fashion
Surprisingly, it has been discovered that dogs’ noses contain infrared detectors. Infrared detectors can pick up thermal radiation and in doing so dogs are able… Read More »Dogs have infrared detectors in their noses
Scientists are currently searching for the world’s most intelligent dog to try and understand why they are born with these gifts. They put a call… Read More »Are border collies the most gifted dogs?
Yes, a dog’s hearing is better than a human’s at the higher frequencies. At sounds of low pitch or frequency a dog’s ears have about… Read More »Is a dog’s hearing better than a human’s
No, dogs’ eyes are not the same as human eyes but they are very similar to cats’ eyes. Inherently, domestic dogs are more active at… Read More »Are a dog’s eyes the same as a human’s?
The dog has evolved in such a way that it’s auditory and olfactory senses are better than its eyesight and the brain’s ability to interpret… Read More »Dogs struggle to recognise their owner’s faces