Interactive dog toys help stave off boredom and keep dogs sharp and engaged, making for a happy and healthy pup.
There are numerous facts that people do not know about dogs, including their sense of time, ability to smell emotions, and ability to dream.
Dogs may bark at the television when they confuse a fake doorbell or animal sound with a real one, but other reasons also prompt barking.
People have bred canines to heighten dog senses of smell, hearing and sight, while diminishing their senses of taste and touch.
Some people incorrectly believe that dogs see only in black and white. Instead, dogs see color just not quite as well as people.
Properly trained cancer-sniffing dogs can accurately distinguish a cancer sample from a noncancerous sample.
Canine epiphora or excessive watering or tear flow is harmless for a few dog breeds but may cause loss of vision in others.
Dogs sense pregnancy by smelling hormonal changes. Their heightened sense of smell allows dogs to sniff out medical conditions, including pregnancy.
Providing mental stimulation for dogs is easy. Find activities that engage your dog’s brain from slow feeding bowls to time to sniff on walks.
A study by Vanderbilt University shows dogs are smarter than cats. The study is the first to count cortical neurons in carnivores’ brains.