🐶As born pack dogs, they enjoy family life and get on well with other dogs. The Sibe’s innate friendliness render them indifferent watchdogs.

These are energetic dogs who can’t resist chasing small animals, so secure running room is a must.

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🐶Hide-and-Seek

You likely loved this game when you were a kid, so why not enjoy it with your dog? In order for this game to be successful, your dog will have to understand basic commands, such as sit, stay, and ...
Photos from WOOFS View's post 🐶Dackelmuseum, Passau, Germany

😱Dachshund lovers, this is for you. The Dachshund Museum, located in the Kleine Residenz (Little Residence), houses more than 4,500 Dachshund-related collectibles, memorabilia, and art celebrating this spectacular breed.

🤨The founders, Seppi Kublbeck and Oliver Storz, have ...
🐶Frequent feedings are especially important for toy breeds, which are prone to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Toy-breed puppies less than 3 months old need very frequent feedings (4-6 times a day).

😱Medium-breed puppies at 4-6 months of age require 3 ...
🐶Can Dogs Eat Tuna:

😱Yes, dogs can eat tuna. In moderation, cooked, fresh tuna is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which promotes heart and eye health.

🤨As for canned tuna, it contains small amounts of mercury and sodium, ...
🐶Whereas they were often originally bred for some sort of working purpose, dogs are employed as guides for the blind and disabled or for police work today. Dogs are even used in therapy in nursing homes and hospitals to encourage ...
🐶Your dog’s whiskers help him “see” in the dark. They pick up on even subtle changes in air currents, providing your pup with information about the size, shape, and speed of things nearby.😱
Humans see red, green, and blue because we have receptors in our eyes that are sensitive to these three colors individually.

😱But in dogs, the cells that read green and red are the same, making these two colors less distinguishable!

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🐶Although several breeds of dogs run the race, the most common is the Alaskan Husky, a mixed-breed with Siberian Husky stock, born and bred for their stamina against cold and their love of running.

😱Each sled is pulled by a ...
🐶Wolves are not particularly fast, with a top speed of about 45km/h (28mph). They instead rely on their hearing and sense of smell to detect prey.

😱They have remarkable powers of endurance and are known to follow their target all ...
🐶Dogs have around 18 muscles in each ear, and
they can hear 'about' 4 times better than humans!
🐶What's going on out there?

🐶If you're having trouble getting your dog to like the car, try forming positive associations with rewards and praise!
🐶Though dogs are social animals, much more so than many others, not every affectionate gesture from a human means the same thing to a dog. I think this little one is enjoying himself though!
😱If you had to travel to the Sorth Pole with nothing but a sled, would you rather have Huskies or Malamutes?😱

🐶In 1913, a Norwegian explorer, the first man to reach the South Pole, began planning an expedition to the ...
🐶Some say dogs can smell up to 100,000 times better than us! In fact, it has been said that a dog can detect a teaspoon of sugar in the span of two olympic sized swimming pools!
🐶Training TIP:

Positive reinforcement, as far as dog training goes, simply means you are adding something to reinforce a behavior, like 'negative' means you are taking something away.

They have less to do with 'good' or 'bad' experiences, although this ...
Photos from WOOFS View's post 🐶There are an estimated 6.2 million puppies born in the U.S. every year! In comparison to only about 4 million babies born in the U.S. per year, you can give each newborn baby at least one puppy as a birthday ...
🐶Dogs actually have kind of poor visual acuity. What we humans see in the distance is very blurry to them.

😱BUT...

🐶They have evolved to see rapid movements, and are very good at it! That darting squirrel across the yard ...
🐶While scientists used to believe that dogs were color blind, turns out your dog can see colors, but with a different spectrum.

🐶Dogs do have fewer color sensitive cone receptors in their retinas than their human counterparts. In essence, this ...
❤️Those adorable "puppy eyes" aren't an inadvertent expression of canine emotion; they're a deliberate ploy to get our attention!
😱For dogs, their color vision is most similar to a human with red-green color blindness, although there are other differences.

🐶Dogs are less sensitive to variations in gray shades than humans are, as well as only about half as sensitive ...
Photos from WOOFS View's post 🐶The “Siberian Swirl” refers to Siberian huskies curling into a tight ball to sleep, with their tail covering their nose for warmth!
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🐶Many scientists think dogs began evolving from wolves around 14 thousand years ago!

🐶Did you know- there are around 157 dog breeds recognized by the AKC, 344 by the FCI, but probably well over 400 today!
🐶Do you avoid playing with your Husky, afraid he will accidently bite you?

🐶Puppies learn to control their bite pressure (mostly) when playing with their littermates. The idea: one pup bites the other a little too hard during play, the ...
🐶Howling keeps packmates together, physically. Because wolves range over vast areas to find food, they are often separated from one another. Of all their calls, howling is the only one that works over great distances!
🐶A dog’s nose print is unique, much like a person’s fingerprint.

😱According to the American Kennel Club, seventy percent of people sign their dog’s name on their holiday cards!

🧐Dogs have about 1,700 taste buds. (We humans have between 2,000–10,000.)
😱Dogs do dream!

🐶Dogs and humans have the same type of slow wave sleep (SWS) and rapid eye movement (REM) and during this REM stage dogs can dream.

🐶The twitching and paw movements that occur during their sleep are signs ...
Here's Zarro filming as we Free-Range!
🐶In the winter of 1925, when a diphtheria epidemic broke out in the isolated town of Nome, Alaska, a relay of dog teams brought life-saving serum from distant Nenana.

💙This heroic endeavor earned national prominence for the Mushers and their ...

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