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Do Dewclaws Have A Purpose?

Dewclaws Do Have a Purpose

If you’ve ever wondered this, have you ever watched your dog hold a bone, chew or gripping a toy? If you look you will see the dog uses the dewclaws to grip, the dewclaws act a bit like a thumb or big toe. Some breeds have double dewclaws on each hind leg. When running on […]

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The Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell

I thought I’d write a quick post on the Jack Russell Terrier especially because I own one myself. The *Jack Russell Terrier was originally bred as a ratter and has been around for about 200 years, this breed varies in size and shape. The Parson Russell Terrier developed in the 1800s is the breed with […]

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Why Do Dogs Eat Cat Poop?

Why do dogs eat cat poop?

Our dog has this very annoying habit of poking his head in the cat litter tray when nobody is looking and eating the cat poop which prompts the question, why do dogs eat cat poop? Why do dogs eat poop? There is actually a term for this behaviour called coprophagia. It’s actually a normal behaviour […]

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