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Bizarre Behavior 101: Wiggle wiggle wiggle wiggle wiggle

At least, cats know what to do with it… us people on the other hand may be completely baffled by the adorable dance cats do with their derriere before pouncing on something. I know I could watch them wiggle for days on end. If you want to understand this behavior, read on. If you don't want to ruin the magic, click this link and don't read on! https://www.buzzfeed.com/lukebailey/cat-butt-wiggles?utm_term=.rsdy83ML#.yezn3gAN (but really you should read on because it's pretty interesting!)

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Garbage Hound

AH! The lovely, appetizing aroma of garbage. Makes my eyes water just thinking about the sour, rancid smells of spoiled food. YUM. Read more...

Did you know…. Dog Ears and Endorphins

Dog ears do a lot. They help a dog determine what is going on in their surroundings, they are useful for communicating with other dogs and people (body language), they help mark our pages in books, etc. They are pretty important appendages! What you might not know is that when they are rubbed a certain way, the nerves in their ears can actually release endorphin that can essentially send your dog to la-la land!

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Tip 3 Stop Your Dog From Barking

Another great suggestion to stop your dog from barking is to add in a distraction to startle them into stopping. Usually this can be done using a loud noise (clapping, or a can filled with something noisy like pennies works well). Once the barking stops, repeat the above steps.

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Tip 2 to Stop Your Dog From Barking

Another great suggestion to help you train your dog not to bark.  The muzzle hold method requires you to be right next to your dog and requires consistency to work.   Read more...

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