Did you know? Female intact dogs do not go into menopause. Unlike women, there is no time in the dog’s reproductive…
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Dogs hate thunder: that's a fact for the many dogs who literally start shaking like leaves and seek shelter in closets at the very first signs of a thunderstorm, but what makes thunderstorms so scary for dogs? It's not like your dog got struck by lightening or is in any imminent danger in the comfort of your home! In order to better understand why dogs hate thunder so much, it helps to gain an insider view into a dog's brain and see the world from their perspective.
Dogs like toilet paper rolls for the simple fact that they are fun to play with. Look around a pet store and see if you can find a dog toy that is fun to tug, easy to unroll, and most of all, likely to tear easily apart in zillions of pieces with little effort. Introducing the toilet paper roll! If you have ever opened the door only to find your dog grinning surrounded by ribbons of toilet paper everywhere, you know that that priceless moment in life is worth freezing forever on camera.
Dogs chase their tails for several reasons and some of them may stem from health issues which is why a veterinary visit is always a good idea to play it safe. The other reasons may be less serious, however, as funny as it may be watching a dog chase his tail, one thing to watch out for is this behavior getting out of hand. This can often happen if you encourage the behavior allowing it to put roots and establish.
Dogs lift their leg to pee for a simple reason: to grab the attention of other dogs. Let's face it, dogs are highly olfactory beings, and as such, they are very attracted to smells. When dogs smell each other's urine, they are gaining loads of information. In order to better understand this behavior, it helps to take a closer insight into how a dog's nose works and how pee delivers all of this information.
Dogs lie on their backs for several reasons so it's important to pay close attention to a dog's body language and the context in which the behavior occurs. Differentiating these reasons is important if you want to understand what your canine companion is trying to communicate. So pay close attention to your four-legged companion and try to put yourself into your dog's "shoes."
Dogs howl at sirens for the simple fact that dogs are animals that are prone to vocalizing in response to certain sounds. Understanding this behavior requires taking a closer look into a dog's genetic past. Interestingly, howling is a behavior that is reminiscent of thousands of years ago when a dog's ancestors lived in groups over vast strips of land and had to communicate with each other.