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Mental Health and Wellbeing is for dogs too.

In these days of lockdown, we constantly hear about how the mental health of us humans can be affected. Have you thought how many of our dogs live their lives all the time? Eight-week-old puppies deprived company, many older dogs … Continue reading

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Inherited Fear – Did Dog’s Grandfather Fear Bangs?

An article in the Daily Telegraph of 16th February is titled: ‘Phobias may be memories passed down in genes from ancestors’. ‘Memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow offspring to inherit the experience of … Continue reading

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Dogs’ Ears – Are They a Clue to Anything Else?

Dr. Becker of Mercola.com suggests that ‘lack of fear in humans started as a cell abnormality’. According to Adam Wilkins of Berlin’s Humboldt University: “When humans bred these animals for tameness, they may have inadvertently selected those with mild neural … 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 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 telltale … Continue reading

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