Do Dogs Walk in Circles Before they Die?

Dog walking in circles.

Dogs are often referred to as a ‘man’s best friend’ or something similar. The bond humans can build up with their dogs never ceases to amaze me. The downside to this is that dog owners tend to worry too much! This is a prime example. I have had some of my dog owner friends complaining … Read more

Do Dogs Howl at the Moon? Is it Normal?

Do dogs howl at the moon?

Birds gotta fly, fish gotta swim, cats gotta play with balls of yarn, dogs gotta howl at the moon. That’s the way it’s supposed to go, right? But wait — why do dogs howl at the moon, anyway? Is that even what they’re doing? The image (and sound!) of dogs howling at the moon is … Read more

Do Dogs or Cats Have Better Hearing?

Do dogs or cats have better hearing?

It’s no secret that both dogs and cats hear much better than us, and it isn’t hard to think of why. Dogs are descended from wolves that rely in part on their keen sense of hearing to track and hunt prey in a pack. Cats are descended from all manner of big cats that rely … Read more

Do Dogs Communicate with Each Other? [DOG COMMUNICATION 101]

do dogs talk to each other?

From Odysseus’s faithful dog Argus in The Odyssey and the doggie-master duo of Launce and Crabbe in Shakespeare’s Two Gentlemen of Verona to writer-doggie duos such as Dorothy Parker writing her “Verse for a Certain Dog” and John Steinbeck going on Travels with Charley, dogs have left their pawprints throughout the pages of literature. Between their prestigious … Read more

Do Dogs Die in Their Sleep? [+8 Warning Signs]

Do dogs die in their sleep?

Dogs often sleep for hours on end, and it’s easy to think they’re just taking a nap. Maybe they’re dreaming about chasing a squirrel, or stalking a cat. But the question we are asking today is ‘do dogs die in their sleep?’ and how can we tell that your beloved dog’s time on this earth … Read more

Do Dogs Blink? [DOGGY 101]

Do dogs blink?

If you have ever tried to win a staring contest with your dog, you are probably aware that it is very difficult to come out victorious. Although you may not see it very often, your dog does blink, and for many of the same reasons you do. Your dog also has some tricks hidden up … Read more

How Far Does Your Dog See?

How far can dogs see?

The five major senses are the portal for living creatures into the world, and lacking in any sense radically changes lives. The same goes for dogs, which you likely connect with a strong sense of smell. While dogs are notoriously good smellers, the story with their eyes is a bit different. Your dog’s vision is … Read more

Do Dogs Smell Before They Die? [DOGGY 101]

Do dogs smell before they die?

Death is a part of life as much as birth, although that does not make coping with your dog’s death any easier. A dog will often emit a smell in the days before it eventually passes away, although you might not notice it right away. Many dog owners describe this smell as being different rather … Read more

Fido’s Features: Do Dog Whiskers Grow Back?

Do dog whiskers grow back?

You’re cleaning your precious pup’s bed and you see a hair that appears to be somewhat thicker than the others. You pick it up and realize that it is actually one of your dog’s whiskers. Oh no! Now you’re left wondering, do whiskers grow back? The short answer is yes, they do grow back, but … Read more

Why Do Dogs Sit Behind You? [DOGGY 101]

Why do dogs sit behind you?

Without a doubt, every dog in the world does tons of adorable things that endear them to their owners. Some behaviors, such as following their owners around the house, are easy to understand, but others are less obvious. One of these less obvious behaviors is when your dog sits behind you. Why do they do … Read more

Do Dogs Go Through Terrible Twos? [PUPPY 101]

Do dogs go through terrible twos?

When your puppy appears to emulate everything that you would expect from a whiny two-year-old, don’t worry; you are not alone. Just the same as baby humans, young dogs go through the same phases as us, only over a condensed time span. This “terrible twos” phase does not have to last long if you handle … Read more

Do Dogs Pee Out of Spite?

Do dogs pee out of spite?

Maybe it happened after you left your dog behind as you took a family vacation elsewhere for a few days, thinking some food and treats would be enough to tide them over. Maybe it happened after a long night of your dog barking at another dog or car or anything else which happened to bother … Read more

Why Do Dogs Walk Behind You? [TOP 10 REASONS]

Why do dogs walk behind you?

If anything can rival the joy dog owners feel when taking a walk with their dog, it’s the joy of the dogs themselves as they trot, sniff, bark, and bound to and from, exploring the world around them. For most of us, the experience of taking your dog for a walk involves trailing behind and … Read more

Do Dogs Need Conditioner?

Do dogs need conditioner?

Every dog owner knows one of the most important parts of their care regimen for their four-legged friends comes at bath time. Whether this is a period of soapy bubbly fun or a battle to get your dog to stand still for two seconds so you can wash them will naturally vary from dog to … Read more

Why Do Dogs Sleep Between Your Legs? [9 REASONS]

Why do dogs sleep between your legs?

Few things match the oddity and awkwardness factor of having your dog sleep between your legs. We all love snuggling with our four-legged friends, and some people like sharing their bed with their dogs to feel closer to them. That said, there is such a thing as “too close,” and your dog resting right between … Read more

Why Do Dogs Lay in Front of Doors? [7 TOP REASONS]

Why do dogs lay in front of doors?

From Argus waiting for Odysseus to return in Homer’s Odyssey to Seymour waiting in vain for Fry to return in the classic Futurama tearjerker “Jurassic Bark,” dogs’ loyalty is and always has been a huge part of why they’re Man’s Best Friend. No matter what other things may be going on in your life, your … Read more

Do Dogs Ever Get Tired of Barking?

Do dogs ever get tired of barking?

Few things drive dog owners barking mad faster than dogs barking incessantly – but if you think there’s a single reason for that which can be easily “fixed,” well, you’re barking up the wrong tree! The fact is dogs bark for myriad reasons, and stopping them from doing so – if that’s even feasible or … Read more