Why do dogs shake themselves?

Answer Dog behavior is perplexing, especially to new dog owners. It is often unclear why dogs do the things they do. Dogs shake themselves for a particular purpose. Learning why your dog shakes itself wil... Read More »

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Why do dogs shake toys?

If you have a dog, you've probably seen it grab a toy and shake it till the squeaker squeaks or the stuffing flies. Although dogs are the product of thousands of years of domestication, some of the... Read More »

Why do dogs shake their ears?

Dogs shake their ears for numerous reasons. Occasional ear shaking is normal, particularly after dogs scratch their ears or get wet. When dogs get wet, they shake their entire bodies to dry off and... Read More »

Why do dogs shake their coats?

Dogs shake their coats for a variety of reasons. From being wet to having dry flaky skin, there is normally a reason your dog will shake its coat.InstinctWhen dogs are wet they do a rough shake to... Read More »

How do dogs keep themselves warm in the winter?

Dogs stay warm in colder weather in large part due to their fur coats. However, they cannot survive long-term in extremely harsh, cold weather without help from their owners.FurA heavy fur coat kee... Read More »