NEWS AND COMMENT: This is one of those animal horror stories and it is entirely the making of one person, a 31-year-old woman living in… Read More »Neglected and starving female husky eats companion dog
The reason why some dogs try to mate with your leg is because of sexual frustration. It has come about because from the dog’s perspective… Read More »Reason why some dogs try to mate with your leg
There is a report in The Times today about dogs bought and adopted during the Covid pandemic lockdowns becoming fractious and difficult. They are showing… Read More »Covid pandemic lockdown causing dogs to become difficult?
This is an incredibly touching dog story and it immediately reminded me of the ultimate version of this sort of dog loyalty: the Japanese Akita… Read More »Loyal dog waited outside hospital for six days where her owner received treatment
A cute dog video. There are two versions on the page because the Reddit version is badly formatted and the YouTube version may disappear. So… Read More »Father dog gives biscuit to his son because he thought he didn’t get one
It is not difficult to find the answer to the question in the title. In America, the AVMA states that it is the most common… Read More »How many dogs suffer from separation anxiety?
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?
Dogs eat grass for roughage and vitamin B9 in following their wolf ancestors
Sheepdogs rely on their wolf pack inherited ‘instructions’ to herd sheep combined with training by their owner.
The Labrador is considered to be a friendly and loyal dog but it may surprise people to know that they are the most likely dog… Read More »Reason why the friendly and loyal Labrador is the most likely dog to attack
A vestigial form of wolf behaviour in the domestic dog is present when they push their food bowl around, or as is demonstrated in the… Read More »Why do dogs push their food bowl around?
When a dominant, senior dog is challenged he will perform a threat display to subdue the challenger without resorting to violence. Here is a list… Read More »10 elements of a dog’s threat display to maintain dominance
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
Does this blind dog feel the complex emotion of jealously because his owner is cuddling a robot dog? I think not.
Whether a dog is very small with a yappy bark or a big dog with a deep throated growl, they all think of themselves as… Read More »Why do dogs attack the mailman (postman)?
Submissive dogs employ two similar appeasement strategies to quell a dominant dog’s aggressive behavior towards them. The first stategy dampens the aggressive mood of the… Read More »Submissive dogs employ two appeasement strategies to quell aggressor
You don’t have to research very hard to find that companion dogs pick up on both their owner’s anxieties and illnesses. A study published in… Read More »Did this man’s epilepsy make his dog anxious which resulted in a tragic end?
I discuss seven ways that humans pet and interact with their dog and how they respond to these interactions. Scratching a male dog’s chest The… Read More »8 ways of petting your dog and how they respond