Dogs bark at people because in many cases, they are not accustomed to being around strangers other than their families. Dogs also have keen observation skills, meaning that they can read human body language well enough to sense suspicion or threat based on a person’s actions and bark in response.
One of the most common reasons your dog tilts its head is to see better. Expert study analyzed how the snout of your furry friends can hinder depth perception which is why your four-legged furry friends tilt their heads. Your dog may also tilt its head as a sign of empathy or in order to hear better.
Yes, thanks to their super sharp sense of smell, there are specially trained dogs that are capable of sniffing out and detecting the presence of cancerous cells in humans. These dogs often react by constantly sniffing at parts of the body potentially affected by the cancer.
Dogs tend to lick our wounds because they want to cure our pain that they can sense inflicted by our wounds. Dog licks do help in healing our wounds due to the curative enzymes their saliva contains. However, too much licking actually does more harm than good.
Dogs like to be petted, all the time, because petting is a form of massage for dogs to feel good and comfortable. In addition, dogs prefer petting over verbal remarks as a form of praise. It is common to see our dogs wanting to be stroked behind their ears and on the belly if they want to be praised.
Reverse sneezing in dogs is usually caused by an irritant getting into their nose or throat. Their reaction is to then pull it into their throat and swallow it. In most circumstances, this is not something to be worried about but it can be caused by an allergy or an underlying issue.
When your female dog’s vagina smells like fish, it is often indicative of a medical condition, namely pyometra. Pyometra is a severe infection of the womb commonly observed in unspayed female dogs. One of its common symptoms includes a foul odor emanating from the vagina, as well as the presence of pus.
The yeasty smell of corn chips emanates from the dogs’ paws whenever their saliva comes into contact with bacteria trapped within the interdigital spaces of their paws and toes. Adding to that is the sweat that their paws naturally produce. Many refer to this as “Frito feet”.
Yes, your dog can have a bite of sourdough bread but only in small amounts. Sourdough is not something that you can add to its diet on a regular basis. Since it consists mostly of carbohydrates, sourdough bread, or all bread for that matter, are not a good source of nutrients that your pet dog needs for a complete and balanced diet.