Learn What Your Dog Thinks
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by Disuja Khatiwada
3w ago
Imagine it is a bright Sunday afternoon. You are relaxing with your dog in a park talking to them. They, too, bark at your questions as if they understand everything you’re saying. But do they? Have you ever wondered what your dog thinks when staring out the window? Did they plan to comfort you when you were feeling sad? What goes on in the dog’s mind in general? Zoe Williams asks experts if dogs can understand human laughing and if they purposefully make you laugh. Dr. Brian Hare, the author of The Genius of Dogs, states, “Dogs certainly seem to respond favorably to good human emotions, such ..read more
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Fireworks Frighten The Dogs
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by Kritika Acharya
3w ago
Fireworks are enjoyed by people and are often seen as a fun activity. People often light fireworks on many occasions and at festivals for entertainment, but it negatively impacts dogs. A dog’s hearing is way more sensitive than that of a human being. Even the slightest noise can alert a dog; we can imagine how fireworks can be too loud for dogs. For us, festivals matter, and we are aware of the days the fireworks light up the sky, but for dogs, it’s just another usual day. They are unaware of the fireworks lighting up the sky and are scared at the sudden occurrence of the fireworks. Fireworks ..read more
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Dog Can Understand 89 Words On Average
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by Kritika Acharya
1M ago
As per the study conducted by the Canadian Researchers from Dalhousie University, dogs on average can understand 89 words and phrases and altogether 215 words and phrases. The study was done on 165 dogs and the dogs understood 15 to 215 words and phrases. Your canine is more capable of understanding your words and sentences than you think. “Due to their evolutionary history and close association with humans, domestic dogs have learned to respond to human verbal and non-verbal cues at a level unmatched by other species. Their ability to respond to communicative cues is critical for the numerou ..read more
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Study Finds- Dogs Can Identify Different Languages
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by Kritika Acharya
1M ago
An experiment conducted by scientists from Eotvos Lorand University in Hungary proved that dogs could separate different languages when listening to people talk in different languages. In the experiment conducted 18 dogs were trained to lay motionless in a brain scanner and were played parts of the famous novella The Little Princess. The novella was played in two languages, Hungarian and Spanish. The 18 dogs only had heard either Spanish or Hungarian language. Image: Border Collie Kun-Kun who was part of the experiment Image Source: fox8.com When playing the novella in two languages, the canin ..read more
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Flesh-Eating Disease Found In Dogs on Vancouver Island
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by Kritika Acharya
6M ago
In dogs, a rare flesh-eating disease, ‘Necrotizing Fasciitis’ is found on Vancouver Island. The veterinarians encourage people to be aware of the disease and take care of their pets. Necrotizing Fasciitis is a disease affecting the skin, underlying fats and fascia. The bacteria keep eating the healthy tissue of the dogs. The bacteria in the body enter through the wounds or cuts in the body of your pet. The disease is often hard to treat and is seen to be fatal. The Central Island Veterinary Emergency Hospital is making people aware of the disease and is suggesting not to panic in this situatio ..read more
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Separation Anxiety and Dogs
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by Kritika Acharya
7M ago
Separation anxiety is a disorder when someone is afraid of losing or being away from a person or other figures. Separation anxiety is not only a disorder in human beings but also in dogs. Many dogs experience separation anxiety. Separation anxiety in dogs happens when the dog who is overly attached to the owner is left alone on his own. Due to the stress of being left alone, they show destructive behaviours. Separation anxiety in dogs is a serious issue to be addressed. Signs Your Dog Shows When They Have Separation Anxiety When your dog has been left alone away from the person they are attach ..read more
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Kennel Cough Spreading Around New Zealand
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by Kritika Acharya
7M ago
The Veterinary Council in New Zealand warns about the spread of Kennel Cough also known as Canine Cough around the country. Canine Cough is an infectious respiratory disease in dogs showing the symptoms like high pitched cough, bark that sounds like a goose honk, nasal discharge and loss of appetite. Kennel Cough is a current epidemic happening in New Zealand which is caused due to the already present disease agent in New Zealand. The disease poses no threat to humans as they are not transmitted from dogs to humans. Canine cough is often caused due to environmental factors like humidity and du ..read more
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Lagotto Romagnolo Diets
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by Kritika Acharya
8M ago
Lagotto Romagnolo dog breed is originated from Romagna, Italy. As the name Lagotto suggest they are ‘curly coated duck retriever’. They are also known as wet dogs as they originally were bred for the purpose of truffle hunting in the wetlands in Marshland, Romagna. This breed of dog has an excellent smelling ability and is thickly coated protecting them from harsh and cold climates. They are very active dogs and also make a great companion and family dogs. They love outdoor and outdoor activities very much. Lagotto Romagnolo Feeding Chart 8-12 weeks 4 meals a day 3-6 months old 3 meals a ..read more
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Penalty Training For Dogs
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by Kritika Acharya
9M ago
Penalty training basically refers to the training method that involves punishment for your dog when they disobey your command and shows signs of dominance over you. Penalty training is an application that is likely to reduce the repetition of the behaviour. Penalty training can be an effective method to discipline your dog when implemented in a good way. Direct Interactive Punishment The direct interactive punishment includes punishing activities like grabbing your dog by the collar and hitting or pinning the dog down on the ground. This kind of direct interactive punishment generates fear in ..read more
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What is Relationship-Based Training For Dogs?
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by Kritika Acharya
9M ago
A strong relationship with your dog is a very important and crucial part of the training. Training only through equipment and command is not a good training method, building a good relationship and communicating with your dog is an equally important part of the training. Like we human beings, dogs not only follow their instincts but do understand things and have emotions the same as us which has been proved scientifically. Relationship-based training with your dog is a mutual benefit training that strives to meet the need of both the trainer and the dog. Building a Relationship With Your Dog O ..read more
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