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To Hunt or Not to Hunt

Researchers at the Botswana Predator Conservation Trust have discovered packs of wild African dogs hold quorums to decide whether or not to hunt. They vote by sneezing to signify “yes.”

No city in the Bay Area made the U.S. Postal Services 2016 ranking of top dog-attack cities. Yay!

Vets say encouraging dogs to get an extra layer of fat is not the way to deal with facing colder winter temperatures.

A University of Portsmouth study showed that dogs move their faces to affect human response. Raising their brows, which makes the eyes appear bigger to produce heart-melting “puppy-dog eyes,” was the most commonly-used expression.

In the Superman universe storyline, Clark Kent’s family had a dog with superpowers named Krypto.

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