"A powerful tail wag to the right shows gladness at seeing its owner," whereas a gradual wag with the tail kept halfway down might indicate worry.
The belief that a dog's consumption of grass indicates impending illness is one of the most pervasive canine myths.
True, puppies soak up information like a sponge, but "make no mistake, elderly dogs can learn too," as certified animal behaviourist Trish McMillan puts it.
This assumption that dogs can only see the world in black and white is one of the most common misconceptions about dogs.
You should not put any stock in claims that garlic may be used as a treatment.
In our human encounters, it is second nature to give a handshake or a fist bump, but we must remember that dogs aren't people.
Although canines certainly mature at a faster pace than humans, the seven-to-one ratio isn't entirely right.
Professional dog groomer and CEO of Scenthound Tim Vogel says, "Your dog will never have minty-fresh breath, but it shouldn't be intolerable either."
However, if your dog typically has a warm and dry nose, you needn't worry about anything.
Although many believe that sterilising their dogs at an early age may prevent behavioural problems later in life, doing so may be a mistake.