Why Dogs Do That: A Collection of Curious Canine Behaviors

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Willow Creek Press, Jul 3, 2012 - Pets - 96 pages
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Why do dogs bury bones? Why do dogs turn circles before lying down? Why do dogs chase cars? Or their tails?

These and 36 other curious canine behaviors are informatively and lightheartedly answered in the handsomely illustrated Why Dogs Do That.

An original pencil drawing, rich in detail, illustrates each insightful explanation of odd but characteristic dog actions, social graces and sometimes unseemly deportment.
 

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Contents

Why Do Female Dogs Squat?
3
Why Do Dogs Bark Incessantly When Tied Up or Closely Confined?
6
Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?
9
Why Do Dogs Lick Themselves and Other Dogs?
12
Why Do Adult Dogs Chew on Bones Rugs Antiques Etc
15
Why Do Retrieving Breeds Retrieve?
18
Why Do Dogs Nap So Often?
21
Why Do Dogs Chase Cats?
24
Why Do Dogs Walk in a Circle Before Lying Down?
27
Why Do Dogs Prefer Other Dogs Food to Their Own Even When Its Exactly
30
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Tom Davis writes about life in the American South in short stories, articles, and poems. Davis, a resident of Fayetteville, N.C., uses personal experience, imagination, and humor to tell stories about Southern people and events. Davis combines true elements, such as the names of actual persons and events that really took place, with descriptions of imaginary people and places. Davis's books include What Would You Like on Your Mashed Potatoes?, The Long and the Short, Pickberry Pig, and The Patrol Order. Davis's works are also included in A Loving Voice and A Loving Voice II, anthologies of read-aloud short stories. Davis also publishes extensively in newspapers and journals, such as The Carolina Runner, Poet's Sanctuary, and Special Warfare, a professional military journal published by the Special Warfare Center. He has won numerous awards from Byline, a national magazine for writers.

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