The 24 most common female dog names in the U.S.

Top 10 female dog names in the US

 

Source: Sandra and Harry Choron. Planet Dog, a doglopedia. Houghton Mifflin Co. 2005

 

A dog creation theory

A dogs creation theory

 

1.  On the first day of creation, God created the dog.

2.  On the second day, God created man to serve the dog.

3.  On the third day, God created all the animals of the earth (especially the horse) to serve as potential food for the dog.

4.  On the fourth day, God created honest toil so that man could labor for the good of the dog.

5.  On the fifth day, God created the tennis ball so that the dog might or might not retrieve it.

6.  On the sixth day, God created veterinary science to keep the dog healthy and the man broke.

7.  On the seventh day, God tried to rest… but He had to walk the dog.

 

Why dogs chase their tails

animated gif of cartoon dog chasing their tail
Tail chasing is a very common behavior in an active
puppy.  In an older dog, tail chasing may have
different and more serious causes.  Here are some reasons that dogs chase their tails:
 

1.  Because the tail is always there.  Puppies don’t know where their bodies end and the world begins.  So a wiggly little tail is definitely intriguing.  This is especially true when the puppy has been separated from his littermates and has only himself to play with.

2.  Older dogs sometimes chase their tails when they are anxious, bored, or frustrated.

3.  Tail chasing can be a symptom of a physical problem such as the presence of fleas or irritated anal glands.

4.  Tail chasing can also result when a dog is confined and has his movement restricted.

5.  Some breeds such as Bull Terriers, German Shepherd Dogs, and Australian Cattle Dogs are more predisposed to chase their tails, suggesting that this tendency may be an inherited trait.

6.  The dog may have canine compulsive disorder.  This is a rare condition, but it might be the cause of tail chasing.

7.  One good turn deserves another.

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Source: Sandra and Harry Choron. Planet Dog, a doglopedia. Houghton Mifflin Co. 2005

7 Reasons People Love Dogs

7 reasons people love dogs

 

7 reasons why people love dogs

 

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15 wacky mixed breeds

wacky breed cross mixes

Did you know a Pekingese crossed with a Lhaso Apso will produce a “Peekasso” – an abstract dog??

 

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