Monthly Archives: May 2014

Does your dog circle before pooping?

Dogs (and other animals) have been found to be sensitive to the Earth’s magnetic field and choose to align themselves along the north-south axis before they defecate. I have found that one of my dogs in particular, my black Labrador … Continue reading

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How Our Dogs are Superstitious Too

Superstitious behavior is behavior we erroneously associate with particular results. Animals create superstitions just as we do. If, by accident, a particular stimulus and consequence occur a number of times temporarily close to one another, we tend to believe that … Continue reading

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Emergency – Help, my dog has stopped breathing!

Your dog may have had an accident, a heart attack or choked on something. You may be in the middle of a field all alone with nobody on hand to help.  With pets increasingly being treated like a member of … Continue reading

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Bangs – Is your dog terrified of sudden or loud noises?

Some dogs, having heard one gunshot, refuse to go out on walks. In Nicole Wilde’s new book Hit By a Flying Wolf she says ‘most people don’t realise that dogs can have a genetic disposition to sound phobias, where the … Continue reading

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Can different kinds of music affect your dog’s mood?

Classical calms and heavy rock agitates. An interesting study about the effect of different types of music on kennelled dogs. (by Kogan, Schoenfeld-Tacher & Simon). The goal was to determine if different types of music had different types of effects … Continue reading

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Can Reiki work for dogs?

  Reiki energy can help dogs in many different ways. ‘Chakras exist throughout the body and are sometimes referred to as the main energy centers in the body’ says Victoria Stilwell.  ‘Chakra is a Sanskrit word which means “wheel of … Continue reading

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