• Study Finds Small Dogs “Lie About Their Size” By Aiming Higher When They Pee

    7 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Dogs use urine to mark their turf and send messages to other pups in the area. In order to achieve this scent-based communication, male dogs often lift their legs to mark vertical objects like trees, poles and mailboxes.
    These urinary “messages” can tell other dogs a lot about those who left them behind, including gender, sexual status, health, and social status.
    However, not everything dogs learn from these scent marks is necessarily accurate.
    New research from Cornell University found that smaller dogs lift their legs at a higher angle than larger dogs - most likely in an effort to make...
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