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Choose Your Next Dog by Build and Gender?

I have been ploughing through a very learned (for me) article by Holly Stone, Melissa Starling, Paul McGreevy and Bjorn Forkman published a few weeks ago, on correlations between changes in morphology (the branch of biology concerned with the form and structure of organisms) and behaviour. I … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

Do some people see removing their dog’s ‘running buffet’ as a form of cruelty, I wonder? The dog may not now like having fixed times when he can eat and his humans may like it even less. But it can be a necessary evil. There … Continue reading

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Does Size Matter?

A dog’s size influences his or her behaviour.  We sort of know this don’t we. What about people? Our stereotype of a hyper and talkative person who is constantly on the move would be a small person, and a slow-talking, … Continue reading

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Why DID the Chicken Cross that Road?

Why did the chicken cross the road? Because she wanted to get to the other side, silly. Why does the dog bark at the postman walking up the path? Because he turns around and goes back the way he came. … Continue reading

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