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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. In Wales only dogs could see the death-bringing hounds of Annwn; in ancient Greece [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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5 facts you didn’t know about Vizsla dogs


May 7, 2012
Peter

Featured Download: 7 Factors to Consider When Picking Up Your Perfect Puppy (Download Now) Fact #1 In a way the Vizsla has more in common with cats than other dogs. No, it doesn’t purr and meow, but it’s a self cleaning dog and has very little of the odour most other dogs possess. So the [...]

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Causes of Seizures in Dogs


April 3, 2012
Peter

Many dog owners experience their dog having some sort of a seizure at some point of their lifetime. Being aware of the possible causes might make all the difference. This guest post from our friends at seizuresindogs.net will help you identify dangerous situations. Canine seizures may be caused by a number of different things. Some [...]

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5 Facts about Caucasian Mountain Dogs


March 26, 2012
Peter

Not sure if you are seeing a dog or a lion? Looks and ill-deserved notoriety can be deceptive. Let’s look at some facts. Is the Caucasian Mountain Dog inherently dangerous? No. The Caucasian Mountain Dog, also called Caucasian Shepherd, is not inherently dangerous. The breed has been used as a shepherd dog to guard flock [...]

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