Indoor Fun for Dogs When You Travel

You’ve planned your dog getaway down to the last pet-friendly patio and terrific trail – but you didn’t plan on bad weather. While there’s no shortage of great activities for you and your dog to… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

We have to admit that there’s nothing quite as cute and heartwarming as the head tilt of a dog. If you’ve ever wondered why dog tilt their heads, the answer isn’t just too be cute,… [[ This is a summary … Continue reading

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Panamanian coyotes are interbreeding with dogs and eyeing South America

The coyote has spread to almost the entirety of the North American continent. They are absent from much of the treeless tundra of the Canadian High Arctic, but they are at home in Alaska and Labrador. They range all through … Continue reading

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The remains of an 18,000-year-old puppy might be those of a common ancestor of domestic dogs and modern gray wolves

A two-month-old puppy died 18,000 years ago, and it was preserved the permafrost near Yakutsk in Eastern Siberia.  I knew about this discovery a few weeks ago, but I was waiting DNA tests to see exactly what it was.  The … Continue reading

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How to Walk Two Dogs at Once

This post includes affiliate links. Walking two dogs at once can be twice the fun…or twice the challenge! When the dogs are large and strong, the task of one person walking two dogs is one that… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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Pool Safety for Dogs: How to Keep Your Dog Safe Around Your Swimming Pool

With summer in full swing, it’s natural for dog lovers and their dogs to take to the water–including swimming pools. According to Stephanie M. Colman of Caninestein Dog Training, “A dip in the pool… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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All Dogs Go To Heaven

I don’t know if this is photoshopped or not, but it sure is beautiful. Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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Most dogs have an extra muscle that controls their eye expressions that wolves lack

Dog domestication needs to be understood as a coevolution between our species and this form of gray wolf.  Today, an amazing finding was released in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that most domestic dogs have a muscle … Continue reading

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10 Plants to Remove from Your Dog’s Yard

I have to admit that I love sago palms. I love the look of them and the tropical feel they give a yard. But we don’t have a sago palm — and we’ll never have a sago palm —… [[ … Continue reading

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Of coyotes, wolves, dogs, and men

Humans and the various canids belonging to gray wolf species complex possess the most complex relationship of any two beings currently living on this earth.  At one point, they are our cherished companions, often closer to us than we ever … Continue reading

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