Dogs disguise their own scent by rolling in smelly things. This ancient instinct confuses their prey when they are hunting or helps to keep an enemy at bay. If this upsets you, please don’t use punishment – it’s cruel and it doesn’t work for any unwanted behavior.
Animals have always had a central part in storytelling. Ancient storytellers who drew their stories on cave walls told stories about animals. Aesop’s Fables were composed around the 6th century BC and use animals as examples for human behavior. The ancient Egyptians and Greeks told stories about mythological animals and the Bible is full of […]
No matter where your dog is in the house or even in the garden, the sounds of preparing food in the kitchen will bring him running to you. With such keen hearing, dogs can easily be trained to respond immediately to the relatively mild sound of the clicker, a child’s toy. And with treats involved, […]
As 2010 draws to a close, let’s take a look at the some of the top stories of this past year in animal welfare legislation, recalls, research, animal heroes and natural disasters. Contents 1 Legislation 2 Recalls 3 Research 4 Animal Heroes 5 Natural disasters Legislation A bill to ban crush videos has been approved […]