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Last 5 entries

17.08.2019

Dog Behaviour. Inapproprite Dog Mounting/Humping…

Inappropriate Dog Mounting/Dog Humping -
It is important to remember that dogs do not share our views on what is anti-social behaviour. Or behaviour that is a little too friendly.
A dog mounts/humps because he or she is aroused and that does not have to be sexually aroused. [Read More…]

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26.07.2019

Dog Behaviour. Dogs eating grass…

Grass ‘Eating’-
Firstly, it is important to observe if your dog is actually consuming the grass or just chewing on the blades.
If chewing is occuring, this can be a form of olfactory ’smelling’ in a way, the deposits on the grass - who has been here etc.

If your dog is consuming grass -
This is considered ’normal’🙂
Grass aids digestion and helps treat intestinal worms. [Read More…]

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06.07.2019

Dog Behaviour. Why does my dog roll in feces?

A smelly topic but…
Why do dogs roll in feces?
Recent studies suggest that for dogs, rolling in feces may be to help camouflage them from larger predators in more wild situations - from predators such as Mountain Lions etc.
Also, when rolling in prey feces, it may be a way to carry information about where that individual has been and what they have then found (food wise from rolling in their preys feces) Selina McIntyre, Dog Behavioural Consultant and Dog Trainer, Dogs Best Friend.

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17.05.2019

Dog Behaviour, Dog’s Taking/Collecting Items

Dogs that love to go out and collect items are often insecure.
These dogs are frequently collecting items that the owners have touched or worn and are active in this behaviour when the owners are out.
They surround themselves with a object barrier of their owners scent. [Read More…]

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