The Rump Resting: The Curious Case of Why Dogs Sleep With Their Bums Facing You

Is the Behavior Normal? It’s a common behavior that many dog owners have observed: their furry friends sleeping with their bum facing them. It’s not uncommon to see your loyal companion lying on his side, legs extended, with his backside towards his bum facing you. But why do dogs sleep in this position? Is it […]

Separating Fact from Fiction: Understanding Canine Health and Behavior

Can a Dog Have Tourette’s? Dogs are some of the most loyal and loving companions that humans can have. They are known for their unwavering loyalty, playfulness, and unique personalities. However, like humans, dogs can experience various health conditions affecting their behavior. One of these health conditions is Tourette’s Syndrome. Tourette’s Syndrome is a neurological […]

How to Get a Dog Unstoned

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The Problem of Accidental Marijuana Ingestion in Dogs Marijuana is increasingly becoming legalized across the world. While this has brought many benefits to humans, it has also led to some unintentional consequences – one of which is accidental ingestion by dogs. Dogs are naturally curious creatures and will eat almost anything they come across, including […]

The Importance of Understanding Mental Disabilities in Dogs

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Our furry friends are more intelligent than most people give them credit for. They can feel sadness and love and even experience depression, just like humans. Some dogs, however, may have mental challenges that hinder their ability to function normally. Such dogs are commonly referred to as either being mentally challenged, retarded or disabled dogs. […]

Unleashing the Mystery: Can Dogs Sniff Out Mushrooms?

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Mushrooms are fascinating fungi in various shapes, sizes, and colors. Some mushrooms are edible and the smells delicious, while others can be poisonous and lethal if ingested. Humans have used mushrooms for thousands of years for medicinal and culinary purposes, but can dogs also detect these fungi? Dogs have an incredible sense of smell, far […]

Can Your Furry Friend Give You The Nasties? Debunking the Myth of Giardia Transmission through Dog Licks.

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Giardia is a microscopic parasite that can cause diarrheal illness in humans and animals, including dogs. The parasite lives in the intestines of infected animals and is shed through their fecal material. While people can become infected with giardia through various means, such as drinking contaminated water or consuming food that infected animal feces have […]

Leaping after Heartworm: Can Fido Jump on the Couch After Treatment?

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Heartworm disease is a severe and potentially fatal medical condition, that affects dogs. It is caused by a parasitic worm called Dirofilaria immitis, transmitted from the heartworms infected dogs to other dogs through the bite of infected mosquitoes. The worms grow inside the dog’s body, often in the small blood vessels of the dog-tested heart […]

Sleepwalking in Dogs: Unveiling the Mysteries of Canine Dreams

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Have you ever seen someone sleepwalking before? Sleepwalking is a behavior that occurs when a person is in a deep stage of non-REM sleep. During this time, the body’s muscles are fully relaxed, and people with sleep walking can get up and walk around while remaining asleep. Although it’s not entirely clear why humans sleepwalk, […]