Browsing articles tagged with " Dog"
Feb
17
2014

Do Dogs Wag Their Tails When They Are Happy?

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One of the widest held beliefs amongst dog owners is that a wagging tail means that their pup is happy. However, this is not entirely true. There are a number of reasons why a dog wags his tail, and if you pay attention to certain details, your dog’s reasons may become a little clearer. The […]

Jan
31
2014

Do Dogs Like Dog Cages?

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Imagine being locked in a cage, even if it’s only for a few minutes. You probably couldn’t handle it. Many humans start to panic and feel trapped when locked into a cage because of our natural associations with what cages symbolize (prison, lack of freedom). However, dogs don’t feel the same way about cages. They […]

Jan
9
2014

The 5 Best Swimming Dogs

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Certain breeds of dogs have always been good swimmers; it’s in their genetic make-up. Over time, humans have helped dogs further by breeding dogs to become even better swimmers, so they could help with certain jobs. For example, the Portuguese would use the Portuguese Water Dog to herd fish into their nets. Previous generations viewed […]

Jan
3
2014

What Are A Dog’s Favorite Tastes?

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Have you ever wondered why your dog enjoys eating certain things? Or why most dog foods are made from certain ingredients? Well, it all has to do with the specialized palate of a dog. Because of years spent in the wild, a dog’s sense of taste is far different than us humans. All humans have […]

Dec
27
2013

Not All Dogs Can Swim

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Foolishly, many dog owners believe that all dogs have a natural swimming capability. However, this isn’t true. For centuries, there have been dogs bred to have the proper genetic make-up to be an ideal swimming dog. But, there are also a number of dog breeds that sink like a stone every time they are thrust […]

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