One of the biggest misfortunes of being a pet owner is that we can’t grow old with our furry companion. The fact that they age seven dog years for every human year just seems unfair. This is all the more reason to cherish your furry friend while it’s around. There are, however, several dog species [...]
Like human babies, canine pups undergo multiple stages during its first year of life. It is during this time that it is learning about its surroundings and how the world functions. As the owner, you play an enormous influence in your puppy’s development. It is through you that it will learn what behaviors are good [...]
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 [...]
Siberian huskies are known for their majestic qualities. This is a breed that is truly loyal to their owners while embodying the traits that define a loyal canine companion. Of course, when one think of huskies, images of sled dogs and an Eskimo often come to mind. However, there is far more to this dog [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.