It’s sometimes astonishing and always entertaining when we see how search engines try to auto complete our search queries. Sound familiar? You start typing something then all of a sudden Google is recommending how to finish your sentence. Thanks Google, I didn’t know “why does my dog take my spot when I get up” was such a common question.
Seeing as how most dog owners have gone to Google for their canine questions at some point, we thought we’d compile some of the funniest and perplexing dog questions searched online; mostly for our own entertainment, but also to get to the bottom of things.
Here they are in alphabetical order:
Why does my dog always lick me?
She’s being affectionate.
It’s a habit.
You’re skin is salty.
Why does my dog bury bones?
He’s saving them for later.
Wants to ferment the raw meat.
Why does my dog chew on his paws?
She has an allergy, possibly to something in the food she’s eating.
Why does my dog eat grass?
This is usually normal behaviour for dogs.
He could also be a bit bored.
Why does my dog fart so much?
You’re pooch might be a bit stinky from eating some hard to digest sugars, fibre and starches.
She’s swallowed too much air.
Why does my dog insist on sitting on me?
It could be she’s trying to be dominant.
He’s being affectionate.
You are warm.
Why does my dog just stare at me?
She loves you.
He’s looking for visual cues.
You’re eating and she wants it.
Why does my dog look at me when he poops?
This is an interesting one and we’ve written about this here.
Why does my dog roll on dead animals?
To mask his scent.
Why does my dog sleep run?
They are dreaming.
Why does my dog take my shoes?
He wants it, maybe to chew on.
She wants attention.
Your scent is on it.
Why does my dog wink at me?
He feels playful.