Queanbeyan Veterinary Hospital Blog

By qvhvet on 19/02/2013 2:58 PM

Many people believe that dogs do dream. Most dog owners have noticed that at various times during their sleep, some dogs may quiver, make leg twitches or may even growl or snap at some sleep-created phantom, giving the impression that they are dreaming about something. At the structural level, the brains of dogs are similar to those of humans. Also, during sleep the brain wave patterns of dogs are similar that of people, and go through the same stages of electrical activity observed in humans, all of which is consistent with the idea that dogs are dreaming.

By qvhvet on 13/02/2013 2:40 PM

There are many factors to take into consideration when choosing the right puppy for your family. Given the current average life-span of a dog, it is important to put some thought and effort into choosing the newest member of your family - they are likely to be around for a while!