Dogs Do The Darndest Things! – Part 1

This is Part 1 of a two-part article which describes some strange and funny things that dogs will do at home which may amuse you.

Anyone who has had the pleasure of having a dog in their house must wonder at some of the antics they see every day. I’m giving my age away when I mention that Art Linkletter used to say “Kids say the darndest things”. Well, dogs do the darndest things also.

Just think about it – when you are watching TV and see a dog being hugged by someone or if they do something funny or even goofy, who can’t help but smile. Think of the reaction of most patients to a therapy dog in a hospital. You can’t help but being emotional.

So here are a few things that dogs do that will either annoy or amuse you. I hope you enjoy them. By the way, the quotes are around what your dog might be thinking.

  1. It’s Saturday morning and time to sleep in – except your dog has other ideas. &#

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Probiotics Benefits for Family Dogs

Symptoms in Dogs that Indicate Probiotics Could Help

If you have owned a dog for even as little as a few months you may have already been alerted to the terrible sound of doggy-dry-heaving, and vomiting. Or the mess of sudden, unexpected diarrhea that trails through the house. The longer you have been a dog owner, the more episodes you have likely experienced. The caring owners we are, we offer love, and reassurance and clean the mess. But are we helping protect our dog from these unfortunate symptoms? Could we be doing more proactively?

Signs and Symptoms Your Dog Could Benefit from A Probiotic Regime?

• Diarrhea

• Nausea and vomiting

• Flatulence

• Abdominal bloating

These signs and symptoms of more obvious, you can see the problem. As caring owners it is unsettling to watch our fuzzy buddies struggle with such discomforts. Intermittent diarrhea is very common in d

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Challenges Of Homeowner’s Insurance and Dogs

Dogs are a very important part of most modern day families. They can be considered children in several households. There are even day spas for dogs now. There’s no question that owning a dog is the standard. However, many people fail to realize that their homeowner insurance policies can be affected by owning a dog. Yes, that beautiful animal that cherish so dearly can also cost you more than just dog food and leashes. Did you know that the specific breed of a dog can cause increased rates or complete coverage denial on your homeowners policy?

Pit bulls, Doberman Pinschers, Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Chows, Great Danes, Akitas, Siberian Huskies and Wolf Hybrids are just a few of the dog breeds that may cause insurance companies to increase rates, deny coverage, or exclude from policies. Even just a mix of these breeds can often times be a problem for your insurance company. The risks are typically determined by the breeds reputation, the frequency of dog bites by th

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5 Benefits Of Having A Dog Bed Cave For Your Dog

Keeping a dog can be a passion if you love pets, but only a few dog owners are able to take care of their dogs properly. We love cute and friendly dogs. However, if we are unable to give these dogs the maximum comfort and attention they may fall sick. A dog bed cave is one of the modern comforts you can give your pet.

Providing your dog with a bed is one basic thing you should, but the comfort of the dog on the bed is fundamental. If you want to introduce luxury and pure relaxation for your dog, a luxury bed can be bought for that dog. There are numerous dog bed available in the market. You can choose the right bed if you know the size of your dog.

Here are some of the benefits of having a good dog bed:

1. When a dog is provided with a relaxing place, it has its space. Everyone requires space often and the dogs are not exempted. The bed cave is a modern convenient that provide dogs with amazing features that will keep them safe and healthier.

2. Comfort i

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Carolina Dogs – What Are the Pros and Cons of Ownership?

What is a Carolina dog? Can they make great house pets? Should I keep them away from my children? Aren’t they wild dogs? There are a lot of questions surrounding Carolina dogs, and some of the answers may surprise you. These dogs were discovered in the late 1970s, generally in the Southeastern part of the United States, and are recognized as wild dogs. In fact, they are nicknamed “American Dingoes” because of their similarity to the Australian Dingoes in appearance. Carolina dogs are recognized as a rare breed by the American Rare Breed Association, and as of now are not recognized by the American Kennel Club.

Do Carolina dogs make for a good house pet? The answer to that is yes. In fact, they are easily housebroken, crate trained, and are not destructive. Of course, like most pets, you need to play with them, give them a lot of attention, and keep their mind stimulated with toys and games. You don’t have to keep them apart from your children. Carolina

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Hot Dogs – From Slur To Delicassy!

Everybody has had a hot dog at one point in their lives. It’s unthinkable to live out your life without ever having had one. Same goes for cheeseburgers, by the way. But let’s face it. The hot dog was here a lot earlier. It’s got decades of history behind it and it’s hard to dethrone ‘the dog’. We all know they are the best thing since slice bread. But you know what makes them even better? If you put them on sliced bread!

There are many different kinds of names for the hot dog. Some people call them red hots, yet others call them frankfurters (although this name is better suited for thicker sausages). Some people call them out for what they are: weiners! I personally think hot dogs deserve to be called just that! And would you believe that at one point that very name used to be a slur?

It was well over a hundred years ago that the very first dogs were being sold on Coney Island, New York. At one point, this tasty sau

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Dogs Do The Darndest Things – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part article which describes some strange and funny things that dogs will do at home that may amuse you.

Let me restate the opening paragraphs of the Part 1 article:

Anyone who has had the pleasure of having a dog in their house must wonder at some of the antics they see every day. I’m giving my age away when I mention that Art Linkletter used to say “Kids say the darndest things”. Well, dogs do the darndest things also.

Just think about it – when you are watching TV and see a dog being hugged by someone or if they do something funny or even goofy, who can’t help but smile. Think of the reaction of most patients to a therapy dog in a hospital. You can’t help but being emotional.

So here are a few things that dogs do that will either annoy or amuse you. I hope you enjoy them. By the way, the quotes are around what your dog might be thinking.

  1. Is your dog stubborn to t

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Dogs and Jealousy

In this article, you will find more information for each of these categories:

To Understand Jealousy, We Need to Understand Emotions

When a Dog is Jealous

Signs Your Dog Is Jealous

Do You Think Your Dog Has Ever Shown Signs of Jealousy?

What We Do Wrong With Jealous Dogs

Why Reassuring Human Behavior Does Not Work For Dogs

How to Manage Dog Jealousy

Helping Your Dog Adjust to Permanent Change

Building a Solid Pack

To Understand Jealousy, We Need to Understand Emotions

To Understand that jealousy is a secondary emotion because it is more complex than the primary emotions which are fear, anger, disgust, joy and surprise. Primary emotions are universal and generally shared by all people. Secondary emotions are more complex because they need to develop on a more conscious level. They are subject to individual and cultural social norms, and can be expressed in unique ways.

Stanley Coren, a dog psyc

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Animals Make Us Human By Temple Grandin – Dogs Are Part of the Family

In Animals Make Us Human, Temple Grandin brings us together with our dogs by making us understand that in essence dogs feel the same things that we as humans do. Grandin is a person with autism and acutely understands how dogs make us human. She tells us that dogs share the same basic emotions that we as humans do. They feel joy, sorrow, fear, happiness and unhappiness. This book teaches dog owners how to best set up their dogs to live a full and happy life.

In the touching book, the sentimental author shows us how she thinks like an animal in that she pictures words not as letters but in pictures and thus can relate to dogs on their level. It is intriguing and awe inspiring to read how she looks at the world and learns how she believes we should relate to our dogs. It is a fascinating read full of insight and great tips on how to keep your dog a happy one. Anyone who loves dogs will enjoy this book thoroughly. There isn’t a book like it anywhere that’s for sure.<

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Can a Dog’s Personality Change

Different life events and habits tend to influence the personalities of different people. Surprisingly, dog’s personalities tend to change in a similar manner as they age. Although personalities may vary from one species to the other, most dogs will become less active and less curious over time.

Dogs can change significantly depending on their daily interactions and reactions to various situations. It is so amazing how the dog’s personality traits change largely with routines. Primarily, the personalities of dogs are affected by three distinct aspects, including their age, changes in personalities of their owners, and the quality of their relationship with people.

Since dogs’ bodies and brains change as they age, it is relatively sensible to conclude that their personalities do change. In this article, we will explore dogs personalities, how they change over time, and the changes that dogs go through. Here we go.

What is a dog’s personali

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