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Do Dogs Smile? If So, Why?
Do Dogs Smile? If So, Why?
If you have a dog, you’ve probably seen that endearing look—the relaxed face, soft eyes, and wide grin. It’s hard to believe that your dog isn’t smiling at you, but do dogs smile like we do? If so, why? Can Dogs Really Smile?Most behaviorists don’t really consider a dog “smiling” to be a true grin in the way we think about a human smile. Many canine expressions can be seen as a...
Can Dogs and Puppies Get Hiccups?
Humans and dogs alike can suffer from hiccups. While dog or puppy hiccups can be endearing to us, they can be annoying for your dog. Here’s some insight on dog hiccups, from what exactly happens when a dog hiccups to why dogs get them and when you should be worried about them. What Are Dog and Puppy Hiccups?Hiccups in dogs and puppies are caused by rapid contraction of the diaphragm. The...
How Do Dogs See the World?
You may be under the assumption that because dogs can hear better than us, they can probably see better than us, too. But that’s not necessarily the case. Let’s take a look at the anatomy of a dogs eye and how a dog’s eyesight compares to ours—from seeing colors to side vision and seeing in the dark. Dog Eye AnatomyThe anatomy of a dog’s eye is very similar to that of a human eye. Dogs...
Are Dogs’ Mouths Cleaner Than Humans’ Mouths?
Many people believe that dogs’ mouths are cleaner than humans’ mouths. This belief has been around for a long time, but is there any truth behind it? Find out how clean a dog’s mouth actually is, whether their saliva can cause infections and skin rashes in people, and how to keep your dog from licking you so much. Is Your Dog's Mouth Cleaner Than Yours?Unfortunately, the answer is no. A...
What Do Dogs See When They Watch TV?
What Do Dogs See When They Watch TV?
Have you ever sat down to watch TV, only to have a little furry head pop up and completely block your vision? Is your dog actually watching TV when they sit in front of the screen and stare at it or bark? What exactly is it that attracts your dog to the TV? Can dogs really see TV the way we do? Are they interested in TV shows made for dogs? Let’s find out. Can Dogs See TV?Dogs absolutely can...
Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?
Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?
You know the look—it’s beloved by dog parents worldwide. The attentive expression, the upright ears, and yes, the tilted head. Generations of dogs have delighted pet parents with this look, and in many ways, we encourage them to keep doing it with our positive reactions. But why do dogs tilt their heads in the first place? Are they showing us they’re listening? Are they trying to hear...