Category: Pets

Do dogs understand the concept of dance?

By: | Post date: April 15, 2017 | Comments: No Comments
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I will not be confused with an ethologist. But I do know that whenever I try to dance with my honey, and our dog is anywhere near, Jenny gets excited, wags her tail, and jumps on us to join in. Fricking dog. My understanding with what little I know of ethology is, Jenny does so […]

If your pet could fully comprehend what you’re saying to them for 60 seconds, what would you tell them?

By: | Post date: April 5, 2017 | Comments: No Comments
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Jenny! Jenny, I know you’re in chronic pain and rather silly about your own pain management. When you get those Zydax® – Injections to Reduce Arthritis in Dogs? That’s not a cue for you to start running berserk in the doggie park again. Or to jump all over the doggie chiro. Just relax, Jen. Take […]

Why do dogs love dirty clothes?

By: | Post date: November 24, 2016 | Comments: No Comments
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To a dog, smell is much, much, much more important than sight. The dirty clothes don’t smell bad to a dog. They smell of wholesome, owner-y goodness. Answered 2016-11-24 [Originally posted on http://quora.com/Why-do-dogs-love-dirty-clothes/answer/Nick-Nicholas-5]

What will happen if every dog on the planet were turned into a raptor overnight?

By: | Post date: November 21, 2016 | Comments: No Comments
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Accelerated selection of the fittest. Where being loyal, cuddly, and Neotenous is no longer what makes you the fittest raptor dog. Bye bye labradors. Dog leash manufacturers go out of business. The civil aviation authorities might need to work out a deal with city councils, in better tagging raptor dogs. Significant changes in dogfood manufacture. […]

Why do dogs roll over?

By: | Post date: September 10, 2016 | Comments: No Comments
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Sierra Spaulding, I’m taking it from here: On smelly things: the evolutionary account I’ve seen is, to transmit smells of interest back to the den, to keep the other canines informed. All interpretations of dogs as wolves in dens, of course, you should read with caution. And the answers to Why do dogs sniff the […]

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