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The Factual Doggo is a blog about canine behavior patterns. We write about why dogs do what they do. This is to help dog owners and dog lovers better understand thus care for tier pet dogs.
2023-10-07 22:48
Dogs have been our loyal companions for thousands of years, and in the time, we have come to understand many of their behaviors. Yet, some activities still leave us puzzled. Take, for examp… Read More
2023-08-02 21:09
Dogs are known for their affectionate nature and licking is a common behavior among them. But why do dogs lick? This article explores the reasons behind this behavior and specifically dives… Read More
2023-08-02 21:05
The rivalry between dog lovers and cat lovers has been an ongoing debate, with each side claiming their preference and often expressing disdain for the other. In the case of dog lovers and t… Read More
2023-08-01 20:59
Licking their privates is a common behavior exhibited by dogs, and while it may raise questions for pet owners, it is a completely normal and instinctive behavior. This article aims to explo… Read More
2023-08-01 20:18
Retractable leashes have gained popularity among dog owners for their convenience and flexibility. While traditional dog leashes serve their purpose, retractable leashes offer unique advanta… Read More
2023-08-01 14:34
Understanding the Command “Heel” for Dogs When it comes to dog training, the command “heel” holds significant importance. It is a fundamental command that teaches dog… Read More
2023-07-31 22:52
Understanding Canine Behavior: Why Does My Dog Stare at The Wall? Dogs exhibit various behaviors that may sometimes seem puzzling to their owners. One such behavior is when dogs stare at the… Read More
2023-07-31 20:06
Understanding Canine Communication Dogs have their unique ways of communicating with humans and other animals. While barking, wagging their tails, and growling are well-known forms of commun… Read More
2023-07-31 18:43
Dogs have a unique fascination with wet towels and can often be seen exhibiting playful behavior or seeking comfort around them. This article explores the reasons behind this intriguing cani… Read More
2023-07-26 20:01
Does your dog gobble up food in a matter of seconds? If so, you may be curious about why your furry friend eats so fast. This common behavior can be attributed to various factors, including… Read More
2023-07-25 19:27
Dogs putting their paws on you is a common behavior that many pet owners have experienced. It can be adorable and endearing, but have you ever wondered why dogs exhibit this behavior? Unders… Read More
2023-07-24 19:53
When it comes to our furry friends, dogs have a way of captivating us with their unique behaviors and expressions. One behavior that often piques our curiosity is when dogs tilt their heads… Read More
2023-07-18 17:14
When you sit down to enjoy a meal, you may have noticed that your dog often looks away from you. It’s a peculiar behavior that has left many dog owners wondering about its meaning and… Read More
2023-03-17 11:51
There is no denying the unique and powerful bond that exists between dogs and their human companions. As the saying goes, a dog is a man’s best friend, and this strong connection has l… Read More
2023-03-15 20:53
Dogs are usually loving and friendly creatures, but it’s interesting how they often form a strong bond with one particular person. Often one member of a family will become their fave p… Read More
2023-03-15 18:10
If you are a dog owner, you may have noticed your pup acts differently when they are around a newborn baby. Most dogs are friendly to most people and other dogs, but they seem to understand… Read More
2023-03-12 16:51
The friendship between man and dog dates back thousands of years. Throughout the centuries, we have come to learn a lot about our canine companions – but what about what they have come… Read More
2023-03-12 15:18
It goes without saying that dogs are well known for their affectionate and sometimes quirky behavior. One such behavior that may raise eyebrows with their owners is their tendency to lick ea… Read More
2023-03-11 17:17
It’s no secret that dogs are some of the cutest pets you can have. Their big eyes, happy smiles, waggly tails, and cute behavior are some of the characteristics that make them so appea… Read More
2023-03-10 17:31
Not only are dogs intelligent and loving, but they’re usually also playful and fun to be around. However, sometimes dogs can become fearful and timid, even around their owners. So how… Read More
2023-03-09 20:58
Have you ever been enjoying a beer after a long day and noticed your dog taking a sudden interest in your icy brew? This is relatively common. Many dogs really like drinking beer, but it do… Read More
2023-03-08 18:19
Most dogs love feeding time. But sometimes, even after a big bowl of food, they act like they’re still hungry. They beg for more food or watch greedily as their owners eat their food… Read More
2023-03-08 17:43
Dogs enjoy a wide variety of treats and snacks, from roasted bones to peanut butter-filled kong toys. But one surprising treat lots of dogs enjoy is ice cubes. Some dog owners have noticed t… Read More
2023-03-08 17:01
As dog owners, we don’t want to just feed our dogs. Instead, we want to provide them with healthy, nutritious food that they really enjoy eating. But how do we know whether our dogs li… Read More
2023-03-08 16:30
Most dog owners will agree that most pet dogs are obsessed with food. But, unfortunately, it often seems like all they care about is food and that they don’t care about their owners as… Read More
2023-03-07 22:11
Dogs are amazing pets and companions. If you share your life with one, you will probably be used to seeing them excitedly wolf down their meals. So, if your dog is eating a bit slower than u… Read More
2023-03-07 17:25
Until recently, it was widely believed that dogs could only see in black and white. However, thanks to animal behavior studies and a better understanding of canine eye anatomy, we now know d… Read More
2023-03-07 16:49
If you are a dog owner, you might have noticed your furry friend licking the grass occasionally. While this behavior might seem unusual or even concerning, it is pretty standard among dogs a… Read More
2023-03-07 12:12
Dogs licking each other is a pervasive behavior pattern. It’s an instinctual way of communicating rooted in canine ancestry and selective breeding. So Why Do Dogs Lick Each Other? Dogs… Read More
2023-03-04 16:00
Have you ever noticed how your dog sits by your dinner table during mealtime and puts on its hungriest face, begging for scraps from your plate? Most dog owners have noticed the intense atte… Read More
2023-03-04 15:43
A quick YouTube search will provide plenty of content on dogs looking terrified when they encounter cats. And while it’s comical to see even a big dog like a German Shepherd or Rottwei… Read More
2023-03-04 13:32
While cats are known to stay cool, calm, and collected in most situations, they tend to get skittish and even aggressive around dogs. But is there a particular reason cats behave differently… Read More
2023-03-04 13:01
Dogs and cats are often portrayed as sworn enemies in cartoons, TV shows, and children’s books. But what do dogs actually think of cats? Let’s find out… What Do Dogs Think… Read More
2023-03-03 17:53
Dogs are the most popular and loved type of pet worldwide. They are loyal and loving, make great companions, and are usually great to live with. But sadly, some noises really upset and scare… Read More
2023-03-03 17:05
Rottweilers are excellent companions (often built like a tank), and they make for ideal guard dogs due to their sheer size and power. But it can be terrifying if your Rottweiler decides to g… Read More
2023-03-03 16:39
Dogs never fail to surprise us with their intriguing behavior. Have you ever wondered why they run in circles? In this post, we will explore the science behind this fascinating behavior and… Read More
2023-02-23 15:56
Rottweilers (or Rotties for short) are excellent guard dogs, and that’s not surprising considering their history. Originally bred by the ancient Romans to protect cattle and humans, th… Read More
2023-02-21 16:03
Have you seen the awesome viral videos of bulldogs happily skateboarding around a park or sidewalk? (Don’t worry if you haven’t. Just scroll down to find one) Seeing a dog on a s… Read More
2023-02-21 15:30
As dog owners, we tend to put collars on our dogs without thinking about how they might feel about it. After all, collars hold ID tags for our dogs, and we use them to put them on leashes, s… Read More
2023-02-21 14:50
While some dogs don’t mind the wind, others dislike it and become agitated. Just like people, each dog has a unique temperament. So if your dog doesn’t like the wind, why might t… Read More
2023-02-20 20:05
Throughout history, dogs have been known to howl at the moon, but why? Is there an evolutionary reason, or is it just instinctual behavior? In this blog post, we will explore the mysterious… Read More
2023-02-20 17:50
If you’ve been on the internet for the past few years, you’ve probably seen numerous viral videos of owners giving their dogs eggs and seeing (some) dogs gently handle them. This… Read More
2023-02-20 16:54
We all try to find ways to keep warm during cold weather, whether it’s sitting by a fire or snuggling up under a warm blanket. Just like us, dogs also need to find ways to keep warm wh… Read More
2023-02-20 15:59
Have you ever been sitting on the couch only to have your pup come over and lick your toes? Or perhaps you’ve had a long day, and you take off your shoes to relax, only for your pup to… Read More
2023-02-20 15:46
As pet owners, we can’t help but wonder why our beloved furry friends don’t share the same gift of speech as us humans. While it may be easy to imagine having a conversation with… Read More
2023-02-20 14:40
Eye contact between humans and their canine companions has long fascinated pet owners. We’ve all seen instances of dogs appearing to connect with us just by looking into our eyes, but… Read More
2023-02-19 14:55
Most dog owners know how lucky they are to share their lives with one or more dogs. Dogs are amazing creatures, funny, loving, loyal, and enthusiastic; they make great housemates. But why do… Read More
2023-01-14 17:48
Being a dog owner can be both fun and rewarding but also challenging and upsetting. To develop an easy way of life with your four-legged friend, they need to be well-trained and well-behaved… Read More
2023-01-14 15:33
Seeing your dog showing signs of an injury can be alarming for any pet owner. Of course, we all want our dogs to be happy and healthy, so a potential injury is a natural cause for concern. B… Read More
2023-01-14 10:56
One of the cool things about being a dog owner is paying attention to all the quirky things your dog does throughout the day. There is something very charming and fascinating about watching… Read More
2023-01-14 09:28
There are hundreds of YouTube videos of dogs trying to bite water, whether in the pool, from the hose, or in their water bowls. But why do they do this? This article will discuss why your do… Read More
2022-12-31 17:07
If you live in an apartment and own a dog, the chances are that you have asked yourself this question many times before. Why don’t dogs use litter boxes? There would be no more acciden… Read More
2022-12-31 15:08
As all dog owners know, most dogs love chewing on bones. As a result, they will often become possessive of their bones and may even protect them aggressively. Why is this? Why Do Some Dogs L… Read More
2022-12-30 17:53
From a human’s perspective, a dog’s addiction to chasing cars often seems incomprehensible. Of course, I can only speak for myself, but the last time I felt an uncontrollable urg… Read More
2022-12-30 16:01
For thousands of years, dogs have been loyal companions to humans. Today, dogs are part of many households in the United States. Their popularity as pets and service animals is a testament t… Read More
2022-12-30 12:19
Whether or not your dog will protect you (if you happen to be attacked) will mostly depend on the individual dog. If the dog is trained in protection, it is much more likely to protect you… Read More
2022-12-30 09:58
On dry days, your pet pooch happily trots outdoors for a walk, to play, or to do its business. However, it’s a different story once the rain begins to fall and your pup refuses to put… Read More
2022-12-29 21:47
Have you noticed your dog breathing fast? Are you worried they may be hyperventilating? Obviously, this is a significant issue with potentially serious health implications for your dog. So… Read More
2022-12-29 17:00
If you are lucky enough to own a dog (or dogs), you might have noticed that they tend to lay their head on your feet. If you have ever wondered why they do this, you are in the right place… Read More
2022-12-29 15:11
Most dog owners will notice that their dogs sometimes seem to huff and puff at them. It’s not quite a cough, a growl, or a bark but somewhere in the middle of all of them. Sometimes it… Read More
2022-12-29 14:48
Most dog lovers and dog owners will tell you that most pet dogs always seem to be hungry. They get well fed, given some snacks and chews, and still beg when they see humans eating their food… Read More
2022-12-29 12:48
If you have seen two dogs mating, you might have also seen them get stuck together after they finished. Sometimes when dogs mate, they get stuck, and it takes a while for them to separate. W… Read More
2022-12-29 11:42
Does your pet dog get super-excited every time you get their leash out, and they know they are going for a walk? Do they just love being out and about, walking and exploring? Why is this? Wh… Read More
2022-12-29 10:23
There are always ideas popping up in the dog world for new toys, treats, and chews that pet shop owners try to sell to dog owners. One of these new ideas is deer antlers. Dogs have been chew… Read More
2022-12-21 17:19
Walking, running, playing, and lying on grass are perfectly natural and enjoyable activities for most dogs. When you think of dogs going for walks, you would assume they would be happiest on… Read More
2022-12-20 20:11
One of the most amazing things about owning dogs is raising one of them from being a tiny young puppy into a full-grown adult dog. Watching them grow physically and mentally is a fascinating… Read More
2022-12-20 18:43
If you have kept one or more dogs, the chances are you will have noticed that they love to sit and stare out of the window. From my personal experience, most dogs enjoy doing this. In fact… Read More
2022-12-20 15:20
Does your dog hide in various parts of your house or yard fairly regularly? Do they seem to have a preferred place to hide? Is there a pattern to their hiding behavior? What’s going on… Read More
2022-12-20 12:26
Similar to young children, one of the adorable things about dogs is how they get so excited at small things. If you own a dog, you might have noticed your pooch getting very excited when the… Read More
2022-12-19 17:37
If you are a dog owner or dog lover, you are likely to be fascinated by their behaviors and characteristics. Dogs are unique and fascinating creatures, especially if you are lucky enough to… Read More
2022-12-11 17:24
Does your dog get upset, whine and cry when you take them in the car? Would you like to know why they do this? And how to stop them from doing so? We will answer these questions in this post… Read More
2022-12-11 16:43
If your adult dog or puppy seems to hiccup when asleep, you might be curious why this happens. Why does your dog get hiccups when sleeping, and should you be at all worried about it? Don&rsq&hell…Read More
2022-12-11 16:23
As any dog owner will tell you, dogs do some weird and amusing things. One of the best things about keeping dogs is watching how they behave, it’s fascinating, and they are full of sur… Read More
2022-12-11 15:54
Welcome to and our list of very fluffy and very hairy dog breeds. Let’s jump right into it. Let’s Take a Look at Some Big Fluffy Dog Breeds (in No Specific Or… Read More
2022-12-11 11:58
If you are curious why some dog owners cut off their dog’s balls, you have landed in the perfect place. Let’s find out more about male dog neutering (aka castration) and if it mi… Read More
2022-12-11 11:25
If you have ever seen a dog from a breed that would typically have a long, waggy tail but they have a short, stubby tail. The chances are that the dog’s tail was deliberately cut off w… Read More
2022-12-11 10:58
Does your dog tear up and destroy its bed regularly? Have you come downstairs in the morning or home from work, only to find the nice new dog bed you bought for them torn into tiny little pi… Read More
2022-12-11 09:22
Have you noticed that your dog’s pupils dilate when playing, feeling excited or scared? Or does your dog permanently have dilated pupils, and you are concerned there might be something… Read More
2022-12-11 09:18
As a dog owner or dog lover, you may be fascinated by some of the things they do. For example, you might ask yourself why dogs curl up when they sleep? Not all dogs sleep curled up in a circ… Read More
2022-12-03 15:25
Does your dog cry when you see them after being away for a while? Maybe at the end of a long day at work or when you have been away for a few days? Does it sound like your pet dog is upset a… Read More
2022-12-03 14:58
If you have a puppy or adult dog, you will likely have noticed that they often bite your hands (especially puppies!). Why is this? Why do dogs bite your hands? Let’s find out and then… Read More
2022-12-03 11:19
Does your dog lick the air when you stroke and pet them? Would you like to know why they do this? Did you know that air licking can indicate underlying health conditions? This post will go i… Read More

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