Behaviour of Dogs

Behavior of dogs.

Behaviour of dogs

 

Wild dogs wolves and foxes (the canidae)

Are probably the most successful of the carnivores because they can and do adapt to many different environmental conditions   including mans destruction of their own habitat. take for example of the coyote during the past 50years  the face of north America  has altered radically through industrialization and yet the coyote which has been continually persecuted by man has actually increase its range and can now be fond in several parts  of the united states where it has not been observe before. And the English red fox  an animal which should feed mainly on rabbits and  small rodents  now ravages dustbins and eat large quantities of fruits since  the 1956 out break of myxomatosis  produce a sharp decrease in the number of rabbits. This ability to change with the external conditions is a special future of the Canidae and explains their wide distribution in every continent except Antarctica and in habitats as diverse as the north Africans desert, the arctic tundra. And south American tropical forest.

Although the species are variable in their size and the colour of their fur. All of dogs and foxes behave in much the same way. For example, to bury excess food or bones The dig a small hole using their fore and covering it by pushing sand or soil over it sweeping movements of the muzzle. This behaviour is so ingrained that wolves raise on concrete floors will perform all the burying movements including digging and muzzle sweeping even when there is no soil available. Scent   marking in another pattern which is seen in all the wild canids should also be familiar with any one who has watch domestic dogs on their daily rounds carefully sniffing every tree, stone and lamp post then lifting a leg and urinating over each object. Dogs gain much in number sexes of other dogs in the neighbour hood and the presence of any female on heat. In fact, the odour of each individual’s urine probably has special characteristics which makes it easily identifiable to another dog in much the same way that humans can identify each other by their finger prints and voices.

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  1. Ruby Hawk Says...

    On February 10, 2012 at 12:14 pm

    Dogs and wolves have learned to survive through the centuries, And will probably be with us forever, We hope so.


  2. sheilanewton Says...

    On February 10, 2012 at 2:12 pm

    i added you as a friend today. Thanks for your comments on my post. I think it’s important that we trionders (as writers and critiquers) comment on one another’s work.

    This article is super. i think we may have the topic of ‘animals’ in common. I write about cats sometimes!

    Lovely to meet you on Triond.


  3. avissado Says...

    On February 10, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    very interesting read. I love dogs. Wolves and foxes, I’d rather stay away from :)


  4. Hettie Says...

    On February 10, 2012 at 9:39 pm

    Very interesting article :)


  5. Tulan Says...

    On February 11, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    A good share.


  6. Chris Stonecipher Says...

    On February 12, 2012 at 1:24 am

    This article is interesting and well written. Keep up the good work!


  7. Steven West Says...

    On February 12, 2012 at 11:10 pm

    Excellent article. I found it fascinating.


  8. Linvio Says...

    On April 2, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    I guess this should be posted under science… I enjoyed this no regardless…


  9. jennifer eiffel01 Says...

    On April 4, 2012 at 6:18 am

    You are so right dogs can identify each other. My dog I had in elementary school we did not think to get her spayed and she came home twice with puppies. The lady whose dog impregnanted her said she could not keep her dog in the house. Then we spayed my dog and even when the dog could barely walk, when he was outside he would walk and stand in front of our house looking for my dog. It did not hurt she was beautiful and sweet tempered


  10. sheilanewton Says...

    On April 4, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    Fantastic article, my friend. You really know your stuff about dogs. Me – I write about CATS!!


  11. Melody SJAL Says...

    On April 4, 2012 at 10:49 pm

    You know dogs well… they’re indeed such wonderful animals.


  12. 8Shei8 Says...

    On April 11, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    An interesting article. They are indeed smart animals


  13. Lisa Marie Mottert Says...

    On June 8, 2012 at 3:31 pm

    Informative and interesting article, well written:) Thanks for the share!


  14. realityspeaks Says...

    On June 20, 2012 at 6:13 am

    Excellent post.


  15. sheilanewton Says...

    On July 21, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Superb work. A masterpiece.


  16. sabanawaz Says...

    On July 28, 2012 at 2:02 am

    nice share and thanks for this


  17. perezz Says...

    On July 29, 2012 at 8:41 am

    sounds good.


  18. xphantoms Says...

    On July 30, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    Like, thank for share information.


  19. gaby7 Says...

    On August 2, 2012 at 3:55 am

    I have personally watched this behavior


  20. Steven West Says...

    On August 4, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Excellent and fascinating article.


  21. Trey Allen Says...

    On October 3, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    Nice article and thanks for share


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