Monthly Archives: October 2017

Dogs Are Being Brutally Tortured In Bali And Fed To Tourists

 

With the recent news of the Yulin Festival banning dog meat, it looks as though there are fresh concerns for animals being tortured for food.

Tourists in Bali, the island and province of Indonesia, are unknowingly being fed dog meat.

This Is Why You Need To Stop Hugging Your Dog: Study Finds.

Modified from Pawculture.com

 

With their sweet faces, soft fur, and huge dumb grins, dogs were basically born to be hugged. As a species, they evolved over thousands of years with one clear path – to garner our attention and affection, and profit from all the benefits awarded to ‘Man’s best friend’. But along the way, they’ve had to make some serious trade-offs. 

The Mystery Of The Dog Suicide Bridge: 600 Dogs Jump Off From Haunted Bridge In Scotland.

In West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, a bizarre phenomenon has been occurring in a century-old bridge next to Gothic castle Overtoun Houseis.

Through the years, 600 dogs mysteriously jumped off the bridge for no apparent reason. Many locals believe that ghosts haunt the 50-feet “suicide bridge” that had taken the lives of at least 50 dogs.

7 Weird Dog Behaviours And What They Mean

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The pitter-patter of tiny feet is one of my favourite sounds to come home to at the end of a long day. And I’m convinced that my dog, Izzie, is just as elated to see me as I am to see her.

But what’s she really thinking when I open the front door and our eyes meet? Is she simply excited for the dinner I’m about to feed her, or do we have a real bond?

How Dogs Find Their Way Home (Without a GPS)

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Animals’ ability to navigate long distances has long been shrouded in mystery. From the skill of racing pigeons to find their way home, to the seasonal breeding migration of the humpback whale, a huge range of creatures are capable of navigating in a consistent, precise and effective way.

Science has been slow to fully identify and understand the processes and cues involved in animal migration. However, evidence now suggests that