Of all the cute things dogs do, cocking their head to one side while they look at you may be the most endearing. Yet surprisingly little research has looked into why they do it. Now, a new study of “gifted” canines—those capable of quickly memorizing multiple toy names—shows they often tilt their heads before correctly retrieving a specific toy. That suggests the behavior might be a sign of concentration and recall in our canine pals, the team suggests.
Thirty years ago, the term Wellness may have brought up images of Birkenstock wearing, back to nature types in a sweat lodge, but that’s changed dramatically. Wellness has a particularly strong appeal to pet parents, since it promises a double benefit—happier, healthier pets, and money saved due to fewer vet visits.
Excessive scratching and biting is a sign your pup is suffering from itchy and irritated skin or even various skin diseases. This is a common problem that can cause immense distress for a dog, so it shouldn’t be ignored. After all, you do not want to end up saying, my dog is itchy and now I am too!