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The 7 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds


November 21, 2014
Sandor Fagyal

On the surface, canines seem like simple-minded creatures that do nothing more than, eat, sleep, scratch itself, and lick your face.However, dogs are actually far cleverer than their owners give them credit for. Of course, every breed is genetically different, and some species are inherently smarter than others. The following are the seven most intelligent [...]

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5 Dog Superstitions You Probably Didn’t Know About


October 20, 2014
Sandor Fagyal

As man’s best friend, dogs have become the centre of many myths and superstitions over the course of history. While some are based in fact, others are quite crazy and sound unbelievable to modern ears. Table of Contents 1. Dogs can sense death 2. Greeks thought dogs could foresee evil 3. Dogs can sense the [...]

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7 Interesting Dog Facts You’ve Never Heard Of


September 8, 2014
Sandor Fagyal

Dogs have been beloved animals and friends of humans throughout history, and this age-old relationship between man and dog has led some amazing stories and interesting dog facts to emerge. At different points in time, dogs have been warriors, gods and even werewolves! Here are just 7 of the many interesting dog facts that will [...]

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5 Dog Superstitions


October 13, 2012
steve

1. Most dogs are physically or behaviourally incapable of killing livestock.
2. Greeks thought dogs could foresee evil.
3. Dogs have always been credited with the power of sensing supernatural influences, and seeing ghosts, spirits, faeries or deities which are invisible to human eyes.

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10 Dogs Facts you Might Not Know!


October 9, 2012
steve

1. Puppies can’t control their bladders overnight until they are at least four months old. Until then, cover the floor around the puppy’s bed with newspapers.

2. Dogs are omnivorous. They need more than just meat to flourish.

3. People with more than one dog shouldn’t try to treat them all as equals. Because pack position is important to a dog, this only encourages jealousy games.

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7 Ancient Dog Facts


July 17, 2012
steve

1. All dogs can be traced back 40 million years ago to a
weasel-like animal called the Miacis which dwelled in trees and dens. The
Miacis later evolved into the Tomarctus, a direct forbear of the genus Canis,
which includes the wolf and jackal as well as the dog.

2. Ancient Egyptians revered their dogs. When a pet dog would die,
the owners shaved off their eyebrows, smeared mud in their hair, and mourned
aloud for days.

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3 Ways to Cool Down in Summer


July 9, 2012
steve

So how does your dog cool down
in the heat of summer? Find a shady spot, drink plenty of water or stay
indoors?

Well not these dogs: 

Shari Morehead Labradors
pictured here are Mongo Pete, Little Pete, Auggie, Odie and Sugar Bear. Shari
calls them her “Lab Team.” On this sunny summer day, the labs found a
large stick in the River and competed to bring it over to Shari “When they
all find one stick, they all want that stick.”

 

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