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Dogs and their sleeping habits explained

January 28, 2021 By admin

In today’s article, we’re going to examine the fascinating reality that is sleep – and in particular, how much of it a dog needs. We’ll examine breeds that like to nap more than others and discuss the wonders of dreaming. Enjoy! How much sleep does a dog need on average? On average, an adult dog needs between 12 and 14 hours of sleep, with periods of rest during the day and night. Puppies, on the other hand, need about 18 hours of sleep, in part because they’re growing but also because they exhaust themselves exploring their new environment. It’s perfectly… Read More
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What are the differences between cat and dog behavior patterns?

January 22, 2021 By admin

Dogs are pack members There’s a reason dogs are thought to be more sociable than cats: very often they are. While the latter are solitary animals that hunt alone, the former are used to being in big groups and operating within the pack. Instinctively dogs search for this in the home, which is why they look up to you as a pack leader and want to be kept socially active a lot of the time. Of course, not every cat is quiet and shy and not every dog needs constant attention, but the stereotypical depiction of both species is grounded… Read More
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How can I discipline my dog effectively?

January 16, 2021 By admin

A very common sight? A dog owner disciplining their pet as they would a human, raised voice in tow, finger outstretched. Yet while dogs can sense our emotions to a degree, and while they are incredibly astute animals, there’s no point disciplining a dog as you would a child. The raised voice and short, sharp incantation will only excite your animal further. And excitement is the very last thing you need in this situation. In the article to follow, we’re going to explain the basic principles behind doggy discipline, and the steps you can take from day one. Dogs crave… Read More
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What are some not so well-known dog behaviors?

January 13, 2021 By admin

Ever seen your dog do something that seemed so uncharacteristic, you temporarily questioned whether there was something wrong with them? Ever seen your dog display mind-blowing intuition to the point you think, “they’re practically human”? Well, we’ve pinpointed five uncommon behaviors you might have spied – and we’re here to tell you that if you have, you’re not alone. Empathy There have been stories of people battling panic attacks who were inexplicably greeted by their furry friend. If you notice that your dog puts his paw on you as a way of saying – “I understand” – he probably really… Read More
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What is a good book on dog behavior?

January 8, 2021 By admin

In 2021, perhaps there’s no better time to understand the four-legged friend in your house a little better. And with so many good books on dog behavior out there, you’re literally spoilt for choice. To help the selection, we’ve narrowed it down to five books from four authors: each of these guides has something unique to offer, and all of them can be purchased off Amazon. So whether you like to read a hard copy or relax with your Kindle, a great deal of reading time awaits you. Let’s take a look at the books we’ve picked. Cesar Millan’s… Read More
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Great dog breeds to bring into the home in 2021

December 28, 2020 By admin

2020 has been quite a year, but the good news is that a fresh start is upon us, and 2021 promises new beginnings. What better way to mark that than with a new pup for the home? In the list to follow, we pinpoint three Working breeds that don’t always get the most love and attention – but make great additions to the home. Cane Corso There’s every chance you haven’t come across the Cane Corso before. These are dogs that were confined to the south of Italy all the way up to 1988, but are becoming more and more… Read More
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A look at the national dog of countries worldwide – part two

December 18, 2020 By admin

Hot on the heels of our first article about the national dogs of four different nations, we’re back with a few new additions. Today, we’re running with a distinctly European theme, though all these dogs are recognized by the American Kennel Club and are therefore purchasable in the USA. With any luck, you’ll recognize a few of these names and even learn a thing or two in the process as well. Italy The Neapolitan Mastiff Nicknamed the Mastino, the Napolitan Mastiff is an enormous guard dog with a very distinctive appearance. Seriously – you only need to Google one… Read More
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A look at the national dog of countries worldwide – part one

December 10, 2020 By admin

In a new series, we’re going to look at countries around the world and the dog breeds that represent them. Some of these breeds are official representatives, some are not, but they’re all distinctive members of the American Kennel Club and fascinating animals to discover in more detail. We’re going to kick off with four countries – and four breeds. Some you’ll have heard of, but a couple might be foreign to you. Afghanistan The Afghan Hound Perhaps the oldest of all purebred dogs, the Afghan Hound is steeped in history and dates back thousands of years to rural Afghanistan… Read More
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Under One Woof Holiday Gift Cards Available

December 8, 2020 By admin

The holidays are around the corner and we wanted to thank all our wonderful customers for the support this difficult year. We know that it hasn’t been easy for anybody, so it means even more to us that you stuck with Under One Woof this year. To show our appreciation, we wanted to surprise you with huge discounts on our Gift Cards. You can get it for your dog, a dog owner friend or a family member who has a dog. Get $5 extra with the purchase of a $25 Gift CertificateGet $15 extra with the purchase of a $50 Gift CertificateGet $35 extra with the… Read More
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