"The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man's." – Mark Twain, Letter to W D Howells, 4/2/1899

When You Gotta Go, You Gotta Go.


If your dog takes an infuriating amount of time to find a place to poop, give the guy a break. New evidence suggests that dogs prefer to use Earth’s magnetic field in order to find a sweet spot. The researchers observed that dogs avoid pooping while facing East or West and much prefer to face North or South. They aren’t exactly sure why dogs do this, but suggest that it could be a method of orienting themselves and creating a “mental map” of their surroundings. More info: http://bit.ly/19ZMYIT Artwork via: Cuddles and Rage

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