Posts Tagged: dogs

Is it Natural for Dogs to Eat Meat: Are Dogs Carnivores or Omnivores?

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Though the dog’s taxonomic family Canidae falls under the order Carnivora, dogs are not carnivores. Order Carnivora includes obligate carnivores, such as the Felidae family, it also includes the omnivorous Canidae and even the herbivorous Ailuropodidae – panda bears! This taxonomic classification has been so problematic as it has led many to infer that dogs […]

Picky Senior Dog Devours Halo Wet Food

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Last week Facebook fan, Gini Moncur, shared with us a story of Annie, her senior dog and their Halo experience. She wrote: “I wanted to share a good thing that happened. Our dog Annie is about 16, deaf and toothless. She has become very picky and has lost some weight and she only weighs 4 […]

Hot Dogs in Hot Cars in Hot Summer – DON’T DO IT!

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A Good Samaritan tried to save two dogs who were locked in a boiling hot car – with the windows up (which in any case makes no difference to the internal temperature of the car anyway, as you will see if you read all the way to the end).  Richard Hill was in a parking […]

Are Dogs Wolves?

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Tracie Hotchner.

The conversation has been going on for years about whether dogs are basically governed by the qualities of their distant ancestors, the wolf. There have been lively debates about whether the chihuahua under someone’s arm retains any of the instincts, abilities and natural tendencies of the wolf in his genetic background. Dog owners and professionals […]