Dogs’ faces react to human attention

March 11, 2018 – Dogs produce more facial expressions when humans are looking at them, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth. Scientists at the University’s Dog Cognition Centre are the first to find clear evidence dogs move their faces in direct response to human attention. Dogs don’t respond with more facial expressions upon...
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Did you know bones are bad for dogs?

September 26, 2016 – It’s a common misconception that bones are good for dogs, but as the owner of one-year-old Mastiff-type Chico discovered last week, they can cause medical emergencies. The x-ray below appears to show Chico’s ‘spare rib’. But the anomaly was actually down to the greedy pet swallowing a six-inch cow rib bone...
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UK’s most popular dog and cat names

January 31, 2018 – The trend to give pets human names is continuing, a survey by Argos Pet Insurance has revealed. The UK’s most popular dog names in 2017:  For male dogs: Alfie Charlie Max Oscar Buddy Archie Bailey Teddy Milo Toby For female dogs: Poppy Bella Molly Daisy Lola Ruby Millie Rosie Tilly Roxy The...
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