A Canny blog

Some Canny thoughts, ideas, tips and other musings from the folks at the dog end of things.

Some Interesting Studies Regarding Dogs And Children

After reading a study that concluded children who were close to their dogs were also more likely to be closer to their parents and best friends, I decided to delve deeper into the relationship between dogs and children.

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Some Less Well Known Quirky Dog Related Stuff

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Dogs have always fascinated me, I'm often found delving through the archives, studies and surveys on canine behaviour looking to bring my readers my latest finds.

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Why Do Some Dogs Howl Along To Music?

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Does your dog ever howl along whilst you're listening to a piece of music? 

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Can Dogs Be Left Or Right Pawed?

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Humans, unless we're ambidextrous, will have a dominant hand but do the same rules apply when it comes to our canine friends?

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Lesser-Known Benefits Of Having Dogs In The Workplace

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I recently read an article about dog-friendly workplaces and the impact on employees.

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Some Interesting Dog Owning Statistics - Check These Out!

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Dog owners are in for a bit of a treat with this post (excuse the pun!). I recently came across a set of statistics that threw up some interesting findings.

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4 Reasons That Dogs Walk In Circles Before They Poop!

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This is one of those, I wonder why questions, that many of us have asked over the years. Just as you may have imagined there is not a simple answer to this age old question.

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Dog Breeds That Bark The Most...And The Least

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I was asked recently my opinion on which dog breeds bark the most and gave the answer that, in my experience, smaller breeds were the most likely to bark randomly.

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Did You Know This About Dogs And Anxiety?

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My curiosity was piqued recently when I came across a study stating that anxiety may prematurely give dogs grey hair. Interested to know why some of our canine friends tended to go grey around the muzzle area earlier than others I was keen to know more.

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Some Lesser Known Trivia For Dog Lovers

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One of the pleasures of researching the canine world are the seemingly never ending occasions when I say to myself "Well I didn't know that!" Today I have compiled five lesser known pieces of canine trivia that I have stumbled upon.

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Are Dogs Capable Of Laughter?

B2ap3 Large Dog Owners UkAnimal emotions are a bit of a fascination for me and I often find myself reading the latest study on dog behaviour looking to gain a further insight into the workings of the canine mind.

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