The interesting aspect of this dog’s very positive ‘artificial’ smile is that it more or less exactly copies that of her owner who is smiling… Read More »Dog accurately copies owner’s smile because she is jealous of the baby and feels left out
The firework season is upon us. Poor us and the same goes for our dogs 😢. Dogs are more sensitive than cats to fireworks and… Read More »Two stories about dogs terrified of fireworks (2022)
Here are 7 suggestions on how dogs interpret different types of petting by their human caregiver which gives them pleasure for reasons sometimes unknown to… Read More »7 ways that dogs interpret different forms of human petting
This is a little snapshot of real life, and it is the dog who gets it in the butt, but there is a good ending.… Read More »Man poops in bed and blames his dog to save face with wife
You can train dogs to be quiet when there is a knock on the door or the doorbell sounds. It’s useful to know why dogs… Read More »Best way to stop dog barking when there’s a knock on the door?
Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have come to the conclusion that right-sided tail wagging in dogs is a sign of contentment.… Read More »Right-sided dog tail wagging is a sign of contentment
Two unrelated female dogs (bitches) nurse each other’s puppies. I cannot find anything on the Internet which tells me that unrelated female dogs share the… Read More »Two unrelated female dogs nurse each other’s puppies
This is a dog escape to match the best cat escapes. This was smart thinking and brave acting. Of course, we have no idea why… Read More »Puppy barely escapes a congregation of alligators
Mother of two, Ivana, had lost her purse. It had vanished and she was at a loss as to who the culprit was. She then… Read More »Bichon Frise ‘steals’ owner’s purse and swallows 20 coins
The question opens up a can of worms it seems to me. Pet dogs often want to sleep with their owner on their bed. The… Read More »Is it cruel to stop your dog sleeping on your bed with you?
Amazing or what? It seems extraordinary. It is hardly believable but it appears to be entirely genuine. Training comes to mind. Lots of it. This… Read More »Dog does foreleg, walking handstand climbing stairs backwards!
NEWS AND COMMENT-HARRIS COUNTY, USA: On May 3, Sherry Noppe and her black Labrador, Max, went for an afternoon walk in a large, wooded park… Read More »Loyal Labrador saves lost woman with dementia
A 2015 Japanese study, in essence, found that dogs love their human caregivers. It’s more than just about seeking food and surviving for a dog.… Read More »Humans love their dogs and their dogs love them in return (study confirms)
Clearly, as there are two parties to a greeting between a resident dog and a stranger, how the meeting goes depends on the behavior and… Read More »Why do dogs dislike some strangers more than others?
PICO RIVERA, NEAR LOS ANGELES, California, USA: This is the first time that I have heard of a mother stabbing a pit bull to death… Read More »Mother protects her daughter by stabbing her 2 pit bulls, one of them to death
You might have seen it, little dogs performing highly acrobatic walking handstands while urinating at the same time. It’s remarkable that these dogs can walk… Read More »Reason why little dogs urine scent mark while performing walking handstands
Bosco lives in London with his human caregiver, Luccia Rodriguez, 24. She said that: “Carrying big sticks is Bosco’s favourite thing to do. He loves… Read More »Dachshund, Bosco, loves to carry huge sticks (video)
Can dogs make friends with other dogs? Scientists are naturally sceptical, perhaps because your average dog owner tends to anthropomorphise (humanise) their dog companion. And… Read More »Can dogs make friends with other dogs? Common sense says Yes.
There is a headline which states that a dog was dumped at an animal shelter in the US after the owner complained that he was… Read More »Owner abandoned their dog for being ‘gay’. I explain why they were misguided.
NEWS/COMMENT- IRPIN, UKRAINE: For me, this is a distressing picture of an animal caught up in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. There are many animals… Read More »Ukraine: man tries to comfort a dog who refuses to move after bombing