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Have you ever wondered why dogs eat grass? You're not alone. That was the No. 1 most-Googled question about dogs in 2014. "Do dogs dream?" and "Why do dogs howl?" filled out spots two and three. Watch the video below to see what other questions made the list. For answers to those and more canine queries, check out PawNation's archive of "Dogs Decoded" articles. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-268725{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-268725, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-268725{width:520px;display:block;} Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Rottweiler Seriously Loves This Cat Dog Comforts Friend Having a Nightmare Gi...

When children have bad dreams, it's common for them to climb into bed with Mom and Dad to feel better. But wouldn't it be nice to have a best friend come straight to you to calm you down in the middle of a nightmare? That's exactly how the dog in this video helps her sleeping pal. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Giant Panda Mom Reunites With Her 'Miracle' Triplets Sheep Is on Santa Claus' Naughty List 'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' Is YouTube's Most Popular Video of 2014...

Low temperatures can't stop these dogs from having a blast when winter comes around.

Few people want to admit that their beloved puppy is approaching his twilight years. While it is possible for dogs to live into their 30s, like the Australian cattle dog Chilla who died at age 32, a more likely estimate of your canine's life span ranges from almost 7 years to 13 ½. Here are some changes to expect as your dog enters his golden years. Credit: carterse/Flickr 1. More Talkative Excessive vocalizing as he ages doesn't mean he's becoming more conversational, but it could indicate that he's disoriented due to cognitive dysfunction, he's becoming deaf, or he's in pain, perhaps from arthritis. Have him thoroughly examined to rule out any medical condition. If there's no physical c...