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Features October 2015 Issue

8 Canine Behaviors You Think Are Weird or Annoying

Butt sniffing: Cats - and people - don't get it.

8 Canine Behaviors You Think Are Weird or Annoying

But your dog has his reasons.

Sniffing the butts of other dogs, sniffing the groins of other people, going nuts when the mailman comes, day after day — these are just some of the behaviors your dog might engage in that you find embarrassing, annoying, or perhaps just plain weird. But one species’ weirdness is another’s perfectly normal way of getting on in the world. Herein, to bridge the gap between what they do and what you perceive as out-there…

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