Dog Dewclaws. Should You Have Your Dogs Dewclaws Removed?

A Dewclaw is a digit on the front or back legs of a Dog. Normally Dewclaws are present on the front legs and sometimes on the rear legs, although not as often. There is some debate about whether or not the rear Dewclaws should be removed if present. Do All Dogs Have Dewclaws? Normally all Dogs have them, at least on their front legs. The front Dewclaws are much sturdier than the back Dewclaws which quite often are very high up the leg and are basically attached by a flap of Skin. What Are Dewclaws For? Those on the […]

28 Reasons Why Owning Two Dogs is Better Than One

I spent 15 years owning one Dog, then about nine months owning two and now (as I am sure you can guess) there are three little Bone Munchers in the Household. It became apparent immediately that we got our second Dog, Daisy, that there were numerous advantages to owning two Dogs. Obviously if you have really limited space you would need to think carefully about this, but there are still many advantages. Reasons To Own Two Dogs Dogs are sociable creatures and love company. Owning two Dogs allows them to always have a friend with them. Two Dogs really […]

36 Unusual Dog Facts

You learn something new every day. Here are a few unusual Dog Facts. A Big Gold Star to you if you already knew them all. The Basenji is the only breed of Dog that cannot bark. Dachsunds were first bred to fight Badgers. A Dogs heart rate is 70-120 beats per minute. The average life expectancy is 15 years. Dogs have two times as many muscles to move their ears as humans. Dogs Can see in colour and in 2D. The Greyhound is the fastest Dog, reaching speeds of 45 mph. The oldest officially recorded age of a Dog […]