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The 6 Most Common Types of Dog Barks: Translated

Dog communication by barking

Humans have domesticated dogs for thousands of years, so you think by now we’d know if they were trying to get a point across! Well, it has now been officially confirmed that we can in-fact speak canine. Researchers have concluded humans are very good at categorising dog barks into categories such as ‘fun’, ‘aggressive’, ‘sad and ‘playful’. Even non-dog owners …

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Personality Traits of Exotic Pet Owners

A recent study was conducted in to how pet ownership can portray a person’s character traits. The study looked at the owners of different types of pets and then compared their personalities. The groups were broadly split into; owners of traditional pets – such as cats and dogs, owners of warm-blooded exotic pets – such as sugar gliders, chinchillas etc., …

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Researchers Use YouTube to Investigate Tail Chasing Behaviour

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Recent scientific research has used the highly popular video-sharing site, YouTube, to conduct a study on tail chasing (sometimes known as spinning) in dogs. Whilst most of us deem tail chasing as a relatively normal yet humorous behaviour, there are suggestions that there could be a relationship between tail chasing and neurological disorders.

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