Behaviour

Why are dogs scared of thunder?
Behaviour
Why are dogs scared of thunder?
Many dog owners will be well all too familiar with the distress caused to their dogs in response to loud, startling noises such as fireworks and thunder. Stormy nights and times of the year such as bonfire night and New…
November 28, 2021 • 31 shares
How Much Language do Dogs Understand?
Behaviour
How Much Language do Dogs Understand?
Language is complicated. Whether it’s communicating abroad, struggling to learn French or those weekly spelling tests in school, we’ve all faced language misunderstandings and difficulties. Now imagine trying to communic…
November 20, 2021 • 33 shares
8 Signs your Dog is Smarter than Average
Behaviour
8 Signs your Dog is Smarter than Average
Dogs can be pretty smart. They learn tricks, obey commands, work alongside humans in serious jobs and even sniff out drugs, bombs and cancer! On the other hand, we’ve seen enough dogs that have eaten chocolate, golf ball…
November 7, 2021 • 112 shares
Why do dogs lick you?
Behaviour
Why do dogs lick you?
Face licking is a common behaviour in dogs. While some of us thoroughly enjoy these ‘doggy kisses’, others may be more reluctant to receive this attention, especially after having witnessed their dog engulfing some quest…
November 6, 2021 • 102 shares
Why are dogs scared of crackling noises?
Behaviour
Why are dogs scared of crackling noises?
Unfortunately, fear of loud or unexpected noises is common in dogs. It’s well known that many dogs are scared of fireworks. It’s less well known that noise phobias can develop at any age, so don’t be surprised if your us…
October 21, 2021 • 54 shares
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Behaviour
Do "Scary Sounds" really work for dog firework fears?
Fireworks can be beautiful and exciting for some people. However, they are a cause of significant distress for a large percentage of pets; with an estimated 45% of dogs showing signs of fear when they hear fireworks. Str…
October 12, 2021 • 26 shares
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