Here’s Why Your Dog is Scared of Thunderstorms

J. Wesley Porter October 31, 2017

The Remarkable Truth behind Your Dog’s Thunderstorm Anxiety

As it turns out, there’s more behind a dog’s thunderstorm anxiety than loud, unfamiliar noises. During a thunderstorm, the atmosphere changes. This change in the atmosphere creates a build-up of static electricity in a dog’s coat, which can give them painful shocks and cause them to experi . . .

An Olfactory Way of Perceiving the World

J. Wesley Porter October 24, 2017

The secrets of a canine’s sense of smell

Humans use their eyes to see, while dogs perceive the world through their noses. Their sense of smell is said to be a thousand times more powerful than that of humans. Humans have only five million olfactory receptors, while dogs normally have more than 220 million. Making a dog’s brain’s sense of smell 40 per . . .

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How Dogs Became Man’s Best Friend

J. Wesley Porter October 17, 2017

Why canines are our favorite furry companions

“Man’s best friend.” That’s what we’ve come to call domestic dogs over years and years of working, playing, and living with them. We’ve welcomed dogs into our homes and in our families for millennia, but what exactly is it about dogs that make them man’s best friend?

Dogs have an incredible cap . . .

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Do You Want to Know How to Play with a Dog?

J. Wesley Porter October 10, 2017

Remember These When You Choose Fun Games to Play with a Dog

Owning a dog is a joy not just for the heart but also for the mind and soul. They are lovable companions that bring laughter and fun into our lives. A dog will soothe your stress, improve your mood, and make you feel like you are the most important person in the world. They will greet you at the d . . .