By Josie Decemner 8th, 2023
Its adventure, however, meets a challenge when it approaches a bridge with narrow railings. The stick, too wide for the passage, gets stuck repeatedly.
Why do dogs like sticks so much? This question intrigues paw-rents and animal behaviorists alike.
Sticks often remind dogs of bones due to their similar size and shape, tapping into their natural instincts.
The wooden, sponge-like texture of sticks is ideal for dogs to gnaw on, satisfying their need to chew.
Sticks carry the musky, earthy smell of woodlands and wild animals, which is highly attractive to dogs and stimulates their sense of smell.
Other than satisfying their retrieving instinct, dogs carry sticks home because they’re happy to see you.
We might not be as thrilled by a stick, but to them, it’s the most beautiful gift they could ever give you. A real good stick.
. With all this new knowledge in mind, perhaps you’ll look at sticks a little differently in the future.