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Adding Garlic to Your Dog’s Diet

Forget what you have heard about garlic for dogs! The use of garlic as a safe, medicinal plant in holistic medicine has been used for quite some time. It is only recently in the last decade that the safety of garlic for dogs (and cats) has come under close scrutiny due to its properties as

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These Dogs Have the Luck ‘O the Irish

The Irish are known for many things: delicious corned beef and cabbage, Guinness beer, leprechauns and four leafed clovers. But did you know that the Irish are also known for their magnificent dog breeds? Here are a few breeds that originate from the great island of Ireland and some neat facts about them: Bookmark to:

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Using a Bark to Welcome or Warn Other Animals

In 1977, biologist and animal communications expert, Dr. Eugene S. Morton published two articles in which he put forward an interesting theory about communication, that is, mutual communication. The essence of the theory was that mammals and birds will use the same rules of communication by sending out sound signals. Morton believed that high-pitched sounds,

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Did Humans Encourage Dogs to Bark?

For a long time there was a view among many scientists that the barking of dogs was not so much informative as it was just a “by-product” which emerged in the process of domestication. Like wolves, barking is rarely used in wild dogs and domestic dogs of certain breeds bark with pleasure, including when they

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