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Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers and What Are They Used For?

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What Are Dog Whiskers? Whiskers Under the Chin Dogs are so furry that even the most observant of owners can miss details about their appearance. Take dog whiskers, for example. They’re usually visible above the eyes and on the muzzle, but did you know that your dog likely has a tiny beard of whiskers below […]

Why does my dog always want to lick my face?

Is it safe when my dog licks me? The majority of people seem to like it because they believe their dog loves them. Nevertheless, you need to remain cautious due to the fact that dogs can accidentally harm you. Their mouths may be clean, but they contain a lot of natural germs that can be […]

How Some Popular Dog Breeds Got Their Names

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Alaskan Malamutes, the strongest sled dog breed, aren’t named after a country but an Innuit tribe, the Malimiuts, in Alaska. The Chukchi people of Siberia first bred Siberian Huskies. How Did the Rottweiler Get Its Name? Rottweilers weren’t named after a country; they got their name from a town, Rottweil, in Western Germany. It’s said […]

Yawning Doesn’t Always Mean Your Dog Is Tired

Yawning is something many animals do, from lizards and snakes to almost all of the primates, including people. Often yawning signifies sleepiness or boredom, but many experts believe yawning is also a social behavior. Psychologist Robert Provine of the University of Maryland in Baltimore County notes that human yawning is not just a gaping mouth […]

Five Great Things You Can Do for Your Dog in the New Year

Slim down. Recent studies indicate that if your dog is overweight, it can actually shorten his life. And pet obesity is a growing health problem, due to today’s more sedentary lifestyle. In fact, the recently updated National Research Council’s Nutrient Requirements of Dogs and Cats says as much as 25 percent of America’s pets are […]