What does it mean when a dog stays close to you?

Often called clingy, velcro dogs have a desire to be close to their owners. Companionship. Perhaps the most obvious reason, some dogs simply prefer the companionship of their human owners. Over the process of domestication, natural selection has shaped dogs to become companions for humans. Why does my dog always want to be close to …

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Do dogs close their eyes when they die?

Dogs die with their eyes open. It takes active muscle control to close the eyes. (The same is true of humans.) … Many dogs will suffer for hours or even days before they die. Does a dog know when they are dying? But when their time is up, many dogs seem to understand it somehow. …

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