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Vocalization, Facial Expression, and Posture

Vocalization, Facial Expression, and Posture  Body language and other nonverbal communication are basically uniform among all breeds of dogs from the mighty Mastiff to the diminutive Chihuahua. An Airedale will instinctively understand the significance of the posturing of the Great Dane, as well as the struts of the Yorkshire. Humans ...

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Behavior Patterns and Their Meaning

Behavior Patterns and Their Meaning While rarely called upon to activate their ancient survival instincts, modern dogs have nevertheless inherited many of the traits utilized by the earliest members ol their species. Pack behavior still exists, but in modern times dogs adapt to the human pack and the additional demands ...

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The Evolution Of Dog

The Evolution Of Dog The exact origin of the dog is unknown, but some theories place the first doglike animals on earth at around 600,000 B.c. Domesticated dogs are thought to date back about 20,000 years, with their closest recognizable ancestor the wolf. At a time when life was extremely ...

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An Introduction to Terriers

An Introduction to Terriers While impossible to document, it is believed that domesticated dogs (Canis familiaris) may date back more than 20,000 years. The earliest specimens are thought to have stemmed from ancestors of the wolf family. Both early humans and the forerunners of today’s domesticated dog lived a simple ...

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Maternity photoshoot dog gives birth to 5 awfully cute puppies

Brazilian photographer Ana Paula Grillo took the original set of mom-to-be pictures and has since followed up with a newborn shoot to match. She shared the terribly cute photos with Mashable.    Image: ANA PAULA GRILLO   Image: ANA PAULA GRILLO   Image: ANA PAULA GRILLO   Image: ANA PAULA ...

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17 Pictures That Are Literally You As A Dog Owner

1. When you consider your dog your baby: 2. And your favorite family member: 3. When your dog is way better than any person you’ve ever dated: 4. When your entire camera roll is pics of your dog: 5. And you need to document every momentous occasion: 6. When you ...

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