So Many Dog Questions

A new book finally answers the dog questions you didn’t know who to ask.

Posted: May 27, 2008, 5 a.m. EDT

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Does my dog need to wear sunglasses? Do dogs get cavities? Why do dogs lift their leg when they pee? If you’ve ever pondered these questions, there’s finally a book that can answer them.

Thanks to author Justine A. Lee, DVM, now you can find out why dogs eat grass, bury bones, and sniff each other’s butts. “It’s a Dog’s Life…but It’s Your Carpet” answers 250 weird, wacky, and downright bewildering questions about man’s best buddy. Organized into 10 categories, chapters range from “Pet peculiarities” to “Training the four-legged beast” to “Here comes the lipstick.”

Here are a few condensed examples:

Question: Why don’t dogs get hairballs?
Answer: They have smoother tongues than cats, and they don’t groom themselves as much.

Question: Can dogs get poison ivy?
Answer: Yes, although their fur protects them from it pretty effectively.

Question: Why do dogs lick their testicles?
Answer: No big reveal here – they do it because they can.

Question: Are there doggy diet pills?
Answer: Yes. Slentrol, a drug manufactured by Pfizer, was approved by the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine in 2007.

Question: Do dogs cry?
Answer: Although dogs can produce tears as a means of lubrication, they cannot cry as a means of expressing emotion.

“It’s a Dog’s Life…but It’s Your Carpet: Everything you ever wanted to know about your four-legged friend” by Justine A. Lee, DVM, is on sale now.

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Liberty   crystal, MI

1/20/2012 12:12:07 PM

this is the best dog website in the world i used to go to google for all my dog questions and stuff but now it is dog channel this is the best channel for all dog lovers

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Kelly   Diamond bar, CA

5/12/2009 5:18:07 AM

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Shea   Olathe, KS

12/14/2008 9:23:58 AM

I have a 10 month old puppy, he chews on everything and is not yet potty trained!! I need help He has chewd everything . . . I have an older dog that is just fine I wonder if its that hes nervous or what. Please HELP us, thanks bye

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Loretta   Chester, GA

8/12/2008 6:40:45 AM

I was wanting to ask if anyone has ever had a pug to have seizures. We just lost our "BABY," on 08/11/08 and he just started having seizures all of a sudden. This really bothers me and I was just wanting to learn a little
more.

Missing Lil
Bit,
Loretta

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