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Why do dogs roll in stinky stuff?
Chico simply adores rolling in stinky things. Poop, especially if it’s frozen, and dead things, seemingly the slimier and smellier the better. Of course, Chico’s not exactly the only dog to feel this way and I have discussed the question … Continue reading
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Sooo, tell me, what else have ya got?
I’ve been reading an interesting book on dog behavior, physiology, and history: Stephen Budiansky’s The Truth About Dogs, An Inquiry into the Ancestry, Social Conventions, Mental Habits, and Moral Fiber of Canis familiaris. There’s a lot of interesting science in … Continue reading
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Do you want to feel better about your dog’s “problems”?
Here’s a nice post from Casey Lomonaco on “the myth of normal dogs.” As the always-training owner of a troubled dog, this resonated with me. Lomomaco asks us to “Carefully review the list of normal dog behaviors* [that she gives]. … Continue reading