Why do dogs bark?


Why do dogs bark?


Dogs (or Canis familiaris) are a species of mammal who are part of the larger family of Canidae, alongside wolves, coyotes, and jackals. Dogs have been selectively bred by humans since the first dogs were domesticated by early humans in the Paleolithic Period.

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Just like most forms of communication used by animals (including human language), a dog's bark can have a variety of different meanings depending on...

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Dogs are the most commonly owned pet in the United States. Learn about this beloved species and how they are used as pets, dogs in the wild and famous dogs in history!

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