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 Monty, usually faces north (no, I don’t carry a compass – I know the alignment of the field!).

Now here’s a thought – should architects be designing our own houses so that the toilet is on the north/south axis ? Read more

On a different note, here is the heartwarming stories of two elderly Labradors who have found a wonderful new home for their final years.

Theo Stewart, The Dog Lady

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About Theo Stewart

I am a dog Behaviourist C.C.B (Certified Canine Behaviourist) INTODogs). I have helped over 3000 dog owners over eighteen years. In addition to online consultations all over the world, I cover Beds, Herts, Cambs and Bucks for home visits. A 'Victoria Stilwell' Positively Dog Trainer (VSPDT) and a full member of the IMDT. Graduate ISCP, International School for Canine Practitioners. My main site:
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