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The Eyesight of Dogs


July 12, 2010
Sandor Fagyal

The eyesight of dogs differs from that of humans in various ways. It even varies from breed to breed. Some dogs have a field of vision that is wider than the 180 degrees of humans. Dogs with long noses have something called a visual streak. This means that they are able to scan the horizon [...]

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Why Do Dogs' Eyes Glow in the Dark?


July 12, 2010
ann

You have most probably seen that your dog’s eyes glow at night, like flourescent globes. Ever wonder why they do that? Well it has a rather simple scientific explanation. Dogs have a mirror-like layer of cells called the tapetum lucidum (bright carpet in Latin) at the back of their eyes. Humans do not possess these [...]

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