Friday, February 23, 2018

Why Do Dogs Hide Treats or Bury Bones?

March 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

   Detective Murphy Murpherson seeks the answers to Riley’s weird behavior.   The other day I was helping Linda rearrange living room furniture and behind the couch was another hidden stash of Riley’s biscuit treats!  I have found his special treats in almost every room of the house, even in my own bed!  And it’s […]

Dogs and Toilets: Why Do Dogs Drink from Toilets

February 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

                      “Is drinking toilet water harmful?”         What is it about dogs and our love affair with drinking from the toilet?  Well as a connoisseur of the finer amenities that life has to offer, Le Porcelain Fountain is a natural source of fresh, cool, water. And since Perrier […]

Eat Your Greens! Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

November 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

                                                                                                                                 My momma imparted great wisdom on me! “If you want to grow up big and strong”, she would say, “then eat your greens” !         Maybe that’s why I’m bigger than O’Riley or Murphy.  She also handed down medical advise……eat grass for a sour stomach and I’d feel […]

Do Dogs Watch TV ?

March 15, 2010 by  
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  A SURVEY BY THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB FOUND THAT HALF OF ALL DOG OWNERS REPORTED THEIR DOGS SHOWED SOME INTEREST IN TELEVISION WATCHING.         “Do dogs really watch TV? Some of the “experts” say we don’t, but many owners claim their dogs do really watch television. So who’s right?”     “Experts” […]

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails

July 10, 2009 by  
Filed under Mysterious Behavior

Murphy had finally sat still and quiet, exhausted from a rigorous day of tail wagging! Seemed everywhere we went on our long walk he happily greeted people, dogs, or inanimate objects that blew across his path. Stretching the leash as he nosed his way in front of us, his tail straight up, his intent was […]