Dog Behavior


More On Dog Intelligence

Here’s another take on Dog Intelligence as reported in this post. Dog intelligence is the ability of a dog to learn, think, and solve problems. It can be exhibited in many different ways, and a dog who might not be easy to train might still be very good at figuring out how to open kitchen […]

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Dog Intelligence Rankings (Obedience)

Recently we were having a family conversation about which dog breeds were most intelligent. I recalled watching a documentary a few years ago in which dogs were tested using a very simple deductive reasoning test – a large towel was placed over the dog’s head, and the number of seconds it took for the dog […]

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Learn Why Your Dog Chases His Tail

We’ve all sat around and laughed at our dogs’ crazy antics. It’s almost like they were put here just to amuse us – especially the whirling dervish tail chasers. In this article, Daniel Millions provides insight into this strange behavior… Lots of dogs chase their tails when they’ve got energy and excitement that they don’t […]

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Why Dogs Bark (by Fubrus)

When dealing with a nuisance barker, it’s important to understand the underlying cause of the annoying behavior. This article is a good place to start… Thousands of years ago, humans began the process of domesticating the dog and shaping what “being a dog” really means. Through careful selection and breeding, an astonishing variety of dog […]

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Aggressive Dog Breeds – Nature Vs Nurture

Here’s a sobering issue. Aggression in dogs does, and will continue to raise controversy in the ongoing ‘nature’ vs ‘nurture’ argument among dog owners and critics alike. Many people have misconceptions about what breeds aggressive and what ones aren’t. As a general rule, aggressive dog breeds are behave instinctually, using aggression as a means to […]

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Why Dogs Bark

by: Keith Londrie Picture this, you’re walking in the park, minding your own business when suddenly a dog comes up to you and starts barking. You start to panic because there is no reason for this dog to be barking at you. Why is this dog barking? Dogs bark because we humans want our dogs […]

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Fun Dog Activities

All dog breeds were developed for a purpose. Some breeds were developed to herd sheep, some to hunt game, and some to pull sleds. Dogs, like humans, enjoy having a purpose in life. Dogs like to lead a structured life and be able to associate with their owners in activities and be given the opportunity […]

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