Dog Fighters Be Like
20 interesting comparison photos showing how things change when you compare them
People love to compare. Compare yourself to others, or how a person or someone else looked before and how they look now, as well as draw parallels between what was and what has become. Of course, such photos are interesting to look at, and now you will be convinced of it!
“The first day of chemotherapy versus the last day. I am very happy about it! It was a long journey with many hospitalizations, but I made it through. Positron emission tomography showed that the tumors were shrinking. I couldn't be more grateful! "
From 2.5 months to almost 2 years
“I used to be afraid to wear short hair because of the weight that was reflected on my face. Today I said goodbye to my old self and went to a new life! By the way, I lost 27 kg "
A chicken raised in a cage battery on the first day of walking compared to it after 3 months
Canadian passport in daylight vs Canadian passport under ultraviolet light
“Yesterday my hubby and I renewed our driver's license and I feel like we look 20 years younger than before!”
"This is what 6 years of practice looks like - my art in 2015 and in 2021"
Anime vs reality
A man poses with a pile of boards, Ontario, Canada, 1872
Reverse progress also happens. "I lost 9 kg and I will continue until I get my body back."
"After 3 years, my teeth finally became even"
“On the left, my grandmother holds my father in her arms, and on the right, I hold my son. Genetics is such a cool thing! My parents always told me that I look like my father's mom, but I never got to know her during her lifetime. "
Finally, this beauty was able to fit into a tiny yellow polka dot bikini!
Back to the beach!
"3 months of sobriety, diet and light exercise paid off"
Difference in head size between a male and an adult Cane Corso dog
"All the weight gain went straight to those biceps."
Chimpanzee fingertip versus human fingertip
“My makeup at 16 and 24 years old. Yes, I'm making great progress! "
A bus driver picked up 2 lost dogs and gets them home in time for Christmas! 😱
Two lost dogs forgot their way home, but a Milwaukee driver brought them home in time for Christmas.
Nearing the end of her shift on Dec. 18, Milwaukee driver Jamie Grabowski saw the stray dogs running through the southern Milwaukee streets.
Grabowski stopped her bus, opened the driver’s side window and guided the canines onto the bus.
The police officer carried the dogs to his squad car and then transported them to the Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission(MADACC). MADACC is the only facility in Milwaukee County dedicated to taking in and caring for stray animals.
As it turns out, the pups had somehow travelled more than four kilometres away from their family home. The family had been searching for their beloved animals all night.
Can your pet catch coronavirus? Here's what experts say
Can your beloved cat or dog give you coronavirus?
Experts agree, almost definitely not.
Hong Kong's Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said that samples from the dog's nasal and oral cavities had tested "weak positive" for novel coronavirus. It was believed to be the first time that a dog anywhere in the world tested positive for the virus.
The dog - which had no symptoms - was put into quarantine and will be repeatedly tested until the result comes back negative, according to the statement. The department "strongly advises" that pets of people infected with coronavirus are quarantined for 14 days.
Despite this, the AFCD and the World Health Organization both agree there is no evidence that pets such as cats or dogs can be infected with coronavirus.
That's because while dogs can test positive for the virus, it doesn't necessarily mean they have been infected.
Is it worth quarantining pets?
According to Gray, who was working in Hong Kong during SARS, there is still value in quarantining pets from a scientific perspective, because it allows scientists to observe how an animal relates to a disease we still know relatively little about.
"Whilst it seems a bit scary, it's purely a precautionary measure, and it's certainly nothing for pet owners in general to be concerned about," said Gray.
Some pet owners in mainland China have been fitting their dogs with tiny face masks, but Gray said there is no benefit to that -- in fact, it's probably fairly distressing for the pet and could cause them to panic.
Instead, pet owners should stick to the basics: good hygiene.
Both WHO and Gray said owners should wash their hands with soap and water after touching pets.
"I am certainly not in any concern of my dog or cats, I'm far more concerned about myself catching it from a human being that has the disease," said Gray, who is a pet owner herself.
50 touching photos of mom-dogs and their puppies
Becoming a mother - what could be better? And it doesn't matter what kind of "breed" it is - human or animal. Because no one canceled the maternal instinct, any mother will take care of her cub and protect him in every possible way.
A happy mother with children is probably the best thing in this world
Take, for example, dogs. During the first few weeks, mother dogs shower their newborns with undivided attention and care to create the most favorable living conditions.
Because puppies come into this world unable to see, hear, or walk, this early period is critical (it is estimated that they spend about 10% of their time eating and the other 90% sleeping) - it is their mother's job to satisfy everyone. Their needs range from nutrition to learning essential skills.
Over time, dog mothers continue to develop the independence of their babies without ceasing to patronize them. Therefore, we can safely say that these beautiful animals take their parental responsibilities seriously. And some mothers (in particular, from among the people) would do well to take an example from them. This Reddit user shared photos of their dogs becoming mothers.
1. Yesterday, our foster dog whelped. It's not quite what we expected...
2. The most reliable shelter
Erin Caribe, MD, medical director of Best Friends Animal Society, says that until weaning (when puppies switch from milk to solid food), babies get all their nutrition from their mother's milk. “Weaning naturally begins at 4-6 weeks of age when puppies begin to show interest in food,” says Dr. Catribe. “However, during this period, they should still have access to their mother’s milk as their transition to solid foods is gradual.”
The weaning process is essential for puppies: they learn behavior from their mother and their littermates. Important landmarks necessary for the separation of puppies must be carried out in the order of natural development. Otherwise, problems may arise as the puppies get older.
3. Our adopted dog Ellie became a mother of these motley babies yesterday.
4. The happiest mother
“Maternal social interaction with puppies is critical for at least seven weeks and ideally beyond. They learn to interact with each other - "to talk like a dog," says Dr. Katribe.
“For example, by biting during the game, the mother and littermates signal to the puppy that he has gone too far and end the game - this is how the puppy learns to suppress the desire to bite hard, realizing that this should not be done. This is an important skill for later life. Puppies also learn about body postures and vocalization types, key components of canine communication."
5. The perfect family photo
6. Lulu with her little boy
Caribe emphasized that puppies must remain in their biological family until at least seven weeks to achieve full psychological development through interaction with their mother and siblings. “Those who are previously separated from their mother and litter are more prone to behavioral disorders, including separation anxiety and increased fear response,” the doctor explained. "Puppies that stay with their mother and litter longer, especially if exposed to new experiences, tend to respond better to new experiences later in life and become better-adapted pets."
On the other hand, puppies bred specifically for purchase in pet stores are separated very young and then placed in a kennel with limited access to new sights, sounds, and experiences, and therefore their socialization suffers.
7. Our Luz gave birth to two princesses
8. I Managed to get this cute picture of my husky and her puppy snuggling up together (she became a first-time mom and gave birth to 8 adorable puppies)
“In a shelter setting, if mothers and puppies are physically housed in a shelter, we must balance the benefits of keeping them, along with the risks of infectious disease, which are higher in those settings. Ideally, mothers and litters are placed in foster homes rather than on-site, as this reduces the risk of disease and provides a much better environment for the important socialization of puppies through new experiences and people,” Caribe explained.
“If moms and puppies are to be placed in a shelter, starting the weaning process and separating puppies from mom earlier will allow them to be adopted sooner; then they can experience socialization in their foster home. And the shelter will be able to save the lives of other mothers and puppies who might not have had a chance without him.”
9. This happy mom Pibble and her cute puppies made my day
10. Mother and daughter
As cute as these photos look, we must remember that caring for puppies, moms, and litters is a lot of work. “Raising a mom and puppies, or raising an older puppy (until they are old enough to be spayed/neutered and adopted) at your local shelter can be a great way to get a feel for what it’s all about without the extra commitment,” Caribe said. . “Besides, sometimes we can't control when a puppy is separated. But we can take steps to socialize orphaned puppies as much as possible. "In these situations, it is important to seek the advice of an experienced trainer or behavioral veterinarian to have the best chance of achieving social development."
11. Proud Mother Corgi With A Litter Of 15 Puppies
12. Feeding time
13. Mother of the family
14. Last week, she gave birth to 8 children in an orphanage.
Last night she got her room with her bed and everything she needed! After all, she is now a mother!
15. Beautiful family
16. This mommy dog comforts her puppy on her first day as a police dog.
17. Moment of mother's pride
18. It's impossible not to fall in love with these cute faces
19. Ravioli saw her puppies for the first time
20. Hammock full of husky
21. 6 hours + 9 puppies = 1 tired mom
22. Mom and her cute little children. Can you believe she was going to be euthanized?
23. Look, this is your baby!
24. Proud mother
26. I was photographing a litter of 1 weak old puppy today when my other dog photobombed me.
27. Mother heroine
28. Under reliable protection
29. Pay in order!
30. Well-fed children - a happy mother
31. This is Jessie, the proud mother of ten.
32. Nursery and mother-caregiver
33. Here it is - happiness!
34. Everyone is equal, like a selection!
35. The pile is small
36. Rowena with her children Roz, Harvey, Pru, and Brina
37. Our dog just had nine puppies and is delighted
38. Solid charm
39. Well, how can you not be touched!
40. There is a new addition to our family
41. Well, that's it; it remains to feed the last one - and you can relax!
42. What peace in the eyes!
44. My Appetite is good!
45. Why not speckled?
46. Mom is so warm and cozy!
47. Look like toys
48. My daughter adopted a pregnant (as it turned out later) mongrel. Does anyone have any advice on raising puppies?
49. Our girl Lucy had 12 puppies today
50. First puppies of our Daisy
Why dogs love to bury everything: here's what the experts say
Many dog owners have probably observed more than once the desire of their pet to bury something away from prying eyes, not only food, but also other things. But what is causing this behavior? This could be understood if the dog were malnourished and in this case would hide something in reserve. But if the animal gets proper nutrition and has plenty of toys, then what's the deal?
Experts explained what caused the desire of dogs to hide things and whether something needs to be done about it.
Bemorepanda found the answer to this question. Specialists in veterinary medicine explained why this is connected and how you can correct the pet's behavior if it causes inconvenience to you and can harm your pet.
Previously pack animals, dogs have a natural tendency to bury important things like bones and food. Burying also provides stimulation, so dogs can hide toys and food when they are bored or stressed. To keep your belongings safe, you can give them a dedicated digging area and train them to only bury toys.
Do you feel like your dog's favorite bones and toys are slowly disappearing?
You may have searched long and hard - under furniture, inside cabinets, and on your dog's bed. In the end, you can come to terms with spending more money on new toys while still wondering where the rest went.
Your dog may be hiding his treasures in the mud outside, so don't be surprised if these toys turn up covered in dried mud later. If they don't have access to a backyard, their toys may end up in baskets, bedding, or under cushions.
This burrowing behavior is common among dogs. In the same way that you can hide your favorite snacks from family members or housemates so they don't nibble on your treats, your dog wants to protect his favorite things and save them for later.
This is what drives your dog's burrowing instinct.
Why do dogs like to hide things?
Your pet has inherited this very natural behavior from their canine ancestors - and wolves still do it today.
As pack animals, dogs sometimes ran out of food, so when they had a surplus, they stashed the food for later, says Dr. Abel Gonzalez, a veterinarian at Fuzzy Pet Health.
This instinctive behavior may also involve hiding things other than food or bones, such as favorite toys.
According to Gonzalez, dogs can hide whatever they see fit. This is because burying important items keeps them safe and prevents them from being lost or stolen by other pets in the home.
BY THE WAY
A dog born into a large litter of puppies may also be more likely to hoard their own stuff, having had to compete for mother's milk, puppy food and toys from birth, Gonzalez says.
What breeds do this most often?
Most modern pet dogs don't have to worry about where their next meal will come from, but they may still have a natural urge to hide something away.
According to Dr. Preston Turano, veterinarian and spokesman for AKC Pet Insurance, dogs that were originally bred to hunt underground prey tend to be more confident diggers and may dig in toys and food more often than other breeds.
This is why some breeds are more likely to bury things than others, such as:
- basset hounds
A 2022 study of over 18,000 dog owners shows that no behavior is exclusive to one breed of dog. However, it also turned out that greyhounds are unlikely to be "diggers".
Non-sporting and herding breeds like Collies, Bulldogs and Chow Chows are also less likely to bury things underground, Turano says.
According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), other reasons dogs may bury or hide things are:
- competition from other dogs or animals in the home;
- stress or anxiety;
- overfeeding – If you give them too much at one meal, they may try to save the leftovers for later.
Should you be worried about your dog's hiding place?
In most cases, burying things is harmless. “It can be a very mentally stimulating and enriching activity,” Gonzalez says.
Because burying things is a natural instinct—much like chewing or herding cattle—your dog's body is designed for it. According to Gonzalez, this behavior helps them release physical, mental and emotional energy.
However, he says that trying to dig somewhere with hard ground, such as a rock garden, can cause injury to your dog's paws and claws.
Dogs that love to hide and bury things can also damage indoor objects like pet beds and sofa cushions, Turano said. And of course, if your dog behaves in a destructive way that pisses you off, both you and your furry friend may end up stressed.
A LITTLE ADVICE
Buying more durable pillows or keeping a close eye on your dog while playing outdoors can help. Just be aware that this won't fix the problem at the source if your dog is hiding things due to stress or anxiety.
If your dog obsessively burrows objects to the point of hurting himself when hiding or retrieving his toys, contacting a veterinarian or a certified pet behaviorist is a good next step. They can provide more guidance on anxious and destructive behaviors.
Keep in mind, too, that many veterinarians generally recommend not giving your dog bones. Bones can break into sharp pieces and damage teeth, leading to costly dental procedures, or if swallowed, get stuck in the gastrointestinal tract, requiring emergency surgery, Turano says.
If your dog likes to chew on bones, the American Kennel Club recommends that you let him do it under supervision, but not for long - up to 15 minutes, and get rid of the bones after three to four days. Instead, you can also opt for synthetic dice.
What to do with it
You may not have objected when your dog burrowed in his bones and toys, but now he's switched over to your stuff, like your remote control, your shoes, or your household knick-knacks.
You can try the following strategies to deal with this behavior:
Remove anything you don't want them to bury: If your dog is very fond of hiding his valuables, you may find it difficult to break the habit. Instead, keep things you don't want her to hide out of reach.
Set up a sandbox or yard area for burying things: Set aside a place where your dog can bury and hide toys. “Participating in instinctive activities can positively impact a pet’s mental health,” Gonzalez notes. As long as it's safe and controlled.
Block them in dig-free areas: Use temporary fences or other barriers to keep your dog from digging in places you don't want them to damage, such as a garden.
Train your dog to only bury certain items: "Dogs are smart and trainable," Gonzalez says. Most dogs can pick up new habits quickly, like burying their toys instead of your car keys. Training helps improve the bond between you and your dog and enriches his daily life.
Consult an animal behaviorist who can help you identify possible causes of destructive or persistent digging and suggest possible solutions.
Give the dog something else to do: A bored dog may bury things because he has nothing else to do. If you notice other signs that your dog may need more activity and stimulation, such as restlessness and excessive barking, try adding more exercise to his daily routine or introducing him to interactive puzzle toys.
Your dog's desire to bury his favorite things is completely natural. This inherited behavior may even be a mentally rewarding activity for your dog.
Of course, if you're losing things around the house, you may want to consider strategies to control this behavior, such as training or blocking access to digging areas.
Excessive digging and burrowing can sometimes lead to injury or property damage, not to mention worries about your dog's health and wellbeing. If this behavior is causing problems or your dog appears tense, consider seeking help from a veterinarian or canine behavior specialist.