Monthly Archives: July 2013

Dogs Have Memories!

The memory of dogs is more human-like than previously thought, allowing our furry pals to copy our actions, even after delays. The discovery, outlined in the latest issue of Animal Cognition, means that dogs possess what’s known as “declarative memory,” which refers to memories which can be consciously recalled, such as facts or knowledge. Humans, of course, have this ability, as anyone playing a trivia game demonstrates. But it had never fully been scientifically proven in dogs before, although dog owners and canine aficionados have likely witnessed the skill first-hand for years. Claudia Fugazza and Adám Miklósi of Eötvös Loránd … Continue reading

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Dog Fun Facts

We know dogs are interesting characters.. Here’s some interesting facts about our best pals: Why do they circle before they do their business? They do this to clear the area of snakes or spiders, so they can poop safely Source: Dr Schuff How many teeth do dogs have? Puppies have 28 teeth and normal adult dogs have 42. Source: About.com Why do dogs chase their tails: Curiosity, exercise, anxiety, predatory instinct or, they might have fleas! If your dog is chasing his tail excessively, talk with your vet. Do Dogs dream? Dogs and humans have the same type of slow … Continue reading

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