Why does my dog lick my wounds?

Why does my dog lick my wounds?

You’ve probably noticed your dog likes to lick your wounds. It’s a strange feeling, especially when you’re really upset in the first place and you see your canine pal doing it out of his own will, just because he sees you are sad. Usually, dogs lick their own wounds; it helps them soothe the pain…

Why does my dog lick my legs?

Why does my dog lick my legs?

A dog’s tongue is a funny thing because you can expect to find it even in the worst or grossest places on planet Earth. You know when you are a kid and your parents are always scolding you about putting anything in your mouth and you don’t understand why? Well, dogs keep doing that even…

What animal has the cleanest mouth?

What animal has the cleanest mouth?

How many animals are out there in the world? Probably more than you can count, so the existence of a public data base which records the bacteria contents in each and every animal’s mouth seems like something unreal. It actually is. What animal has the cleanest mouth? There isn’t an actual quantitative study that can…

What does the fox actually say?

What does the fox actually say?

“Dog goes woof, cat goes meow, bird goes tweet and mouse goes squeek…but there’s one sound that no one knows, what does the fox say?”. Remember this song by the Norwegian duo band, Ylvis? It is one crazy track with an even crazier music video that got anyone wondering: what does the fox really say? Does…

Why is chocolate bad for dogs and How much of it will kill a dog?

Why is chocolate bad for dogs and How much of it will kill a dog?

Does your dog like chocolate? Does he wag his tail when he hears a chocolate bar being opened? Does he look at you like he’s the hungriest little dog in the world when you eat that chocolate? Do you find it so hard to resist his puppy eyes? We’ve all been there and we should…

What do dogs dream about?

What do dogs dream about?

You’ve probably happened to catch your dog dreaming. You know, when he’s moving his legs in his sleep and I’m pretty sure there are some videos on the internet with dogs doing all sorts of funny things in their sleep. This means they are dreaming. The question is, how are they dreaming? Are they dreaming…

Do dogs dream about their owners?

Do dogs dream about their owners?

There are a lot of specialists who claim that dogs actually dream in their sleep, much like us, humans do. It might actually be embedded in the very biology of a lot of other mammals, including, cats, rats, elephants, monkeys or shrews. They all experience REM, which is what happens about 90 minutes after you…

Are dogs smarter than horses?

Are dogs smarter than horses?

These two species have been with us since the very beginning of our modern lives and further back than that. They’re human’s best friends. We’ve been training them, loving them, living with them and we developed a very strong bond with them that this question is bound to hurt us a little. Which are smarter:…

Are dogs smarter than humans?

Are dogs smarter than humans?

Well, well, dogs can be smarter than humans. It just depends on what you mean by “smart”. Dogs will never be able to build computers, solve math problems or build the tallest building in the world, but they won’t mess things up like we do, they won’t destroy their environment, kill each other for pride…

Are dogs smarter than pigs?

Are dogs smarter than pigs?

Some three-four years ago, there was a study going around the Internet which proved that pigs were smarter than dogs. It hit the dog owners and lovers quite hard in the head. How could a pig, that we consider much inferior by default, be more intelligent than a dog, right? But then again, if you…

How do dogs drink water?

How do dogs drink water?

You’ve probably watched your dog closely and seen him drink water countless of times. Have you ever wondered how does he actually do that? I mean, obviously, he cannot just put a bottle or a glass to his mouth and drink like us, humans, instead he sticks his tongue in it and starts lapping at…

Why and how do cats purr?

Why and how do cats purr?

That purrfect sound your cat makes when she’s on your lap or kneading you, that peaceful sensation you get when you’re pampering her and she thanks you with her purr…these are some of the reasons why you shall have a cat by your house. You’ve probably wondered, though, why does she do it and, most…

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