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Category Archives for Common Canine Questions

Can Dogs Sleepwalk?

Dogs do a lot of funny things in their sleep. My Rottie usually sleeps on her back in a way that always reminds me of Hobbes. She jerks around a bunch, wiggles her legs from time to time and vocalizes

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How Many Puppies Can a Dog Have?

If you have a pregnant pooch, you have probably started wondering how many puppies will be popping out in a few months. After all, you have to start getting ready for all those adorable pups and buying

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Catnip For Dogs: Does It Exist?

Even people who have never owned a cat are familiar with the psychedelic, tripped-out, mellow effect catnip seems to have on big cats and kittens alike. Buying catnip can even make you feel a little bit

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Why Do Dogs Have Tails?

Scientifically speaking, dogs evolved tails so they had a way to knock things off coffee tables – lacking proper hands, they really didn’t have any other way to do so! I kid, I kid. The table-clearing

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Can Dogs Be Gay? Well, Yes and No…

We’ve all been there – you’re at the park, or having a dinner party, and your dog starts humping someone else’s pup or one of your guests’ legs.   Knowing why your pooch is doing this can

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Can Pit Bulls (And Other Short Haired Dogs) Get Cold in The Winter?

As dog owners, we often take the toughness of our animals for granted. All but the most pampered four-footers spend their lives walking around barefoot, naked and exposed to the elements, while we wear

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Do Dogs Like Music? What Tunes Do They Rock Out To?

Many owners may wonder – do dogs like music? Should I leave the radio on when I leave from the leave the house? While there isn’t a ton of research on the subject, some studies do seem to reveal

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Do Dogs Get Hiccups Like People Do?

Hic. Hic. Uh-oh. Your dog’s body is convulsing with what seem to be hiccups, waking her from an otherwise peaceful nap. Your mind starts to fill with questions. Do dogs get hiccups? Why would she be

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What is the Black Spot on my Dog’s Tongue?

When was the last time you took a good look into your dog’s mouth? Does your dog’s tongue make you think someone dribbled black paint in his mouth? Some owners are surprised when they notice their

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