A sense somehow that – real as it is – it is wrong to be feeling grief for a dog at a time when so many others are losing friends and family.
Many cat owners will know this already, of course, so we asked Guardian readers to tell us about the moment they realised their pets really loved them.“About a week after we got him, I came home from work.
Two drug-sniffing dogs, Narc and Cody; from the Medford, Oregon Police Department; could potentially face an early retirement due to the legalization of marijuana on July 1. Narc is trained to sit when she smells a drug, and Cody will freeze in place.
“Some owners insist their cats can recognise their own names and words related to food.”. The team therefore proposed that cats may be able to discriminate between different words, particularly their own names.
“With the help of our control officers challenging calls, we have been able to reduce the number of hoax calls we receive and this enables us to be available for when there is a genuine emergency,” said Mr George.
“A confident, assertive cat may be more likely to quickly investigate and sit inside the square,” says certified feline training and behavior specialist Paula Garber.
New figures suggests that dog owners are far more likely to meet new people, be asked on a date, and find love than those without a furry friend.
Maybe he has realised that the understanding of the relative place of human and other animal life is undergoing a transformation that is of a quite different order to the boom in small-animal vets and the rise and rise of shops selling stuff for pets.