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Owning a Dog is Good for Your Health

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As pet owners, we have much to be thankful for from the presence of our pets. They light up our lives in our darkest moments and can turn our frown upside down. They are also good for our health.   It’s true that our pets are an investment. We spend much of our savings on them…

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6 Tips for a Doggy Paradise in Your Backyard

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No matter the size of your backyard, there are plenty of ways to transform your space into a doggy paradise. With the help of Tails Magazine, here are a few necessities for backyard your dog will drool over. Fences. If at all possible fence in your space—both to keep your dog inside, and to keep…

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Can your dog recognize you in photographs?

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Has your dog ever reacted after you’ve shown them a picture of someone they know? Do dogs actually have the ability to recognize people in photographs? There are two parts to this question: Can your dog tell the difference between different people and animals and can they recognize that information in a stationary, two-dimensional image…

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Why Do Dogs Have Dewclaws?

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What do dewclaws actually do? For most dogs, these thumb-like digits serve no functional purpose, but dewclaws are still an interesting part of their evolutionary history! Over 40 million years ago, an early ancestor of the modern dog was a tree climbing cat-like animal called a Miacis. These animals had five toes to successfully scale and…

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Can Dogs Tell Time?

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Does your dog have their nose pressed against the window when you arrive home from work? Does your dog sit by the door for your morning walk before you’ve grabbed the leash? To many dog owners, canines appear to have a fairly accurate concept of time. So, do they really know what time it is,…

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