It is not possible for a human to get tapeworms directly from dogs. Humans do get the common tapeworm, Dipylidium caninum, from ingesting an infected flea. More »

Dogs frequently get tapeworms by ingesting adult fleas, which serve as hosts for tapeworm larvae. This usually occurs during self-grooming. Birds, rabbits and rodents may also carry the larvae, and a dog may eat these an... More »

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Humans can get worms from dogs, especially roundworms, hookworms and tapeworms. Although it is actually a fungus, ringworm can also be passed from dogs to humans. More »

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Dogs frequently get tapeworms by ingesting adult fleas, which serve as hosts for tapeworm larvae. This usually occurs during self-grooming. Birds, rabbits and rodents may also carry the larvae, and a dog may eat these an... More »

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Tickling is still poorly understood by science, but it doesn't appear that dogs are ticklish like humans. However, dogs do have a well-known reflex, called the scratch reflex, which triggers them to twitch a leg when tou... More »

Dogs dream during the REM phase of sleep, just like humans. There is evidence that they dream about their daily activities. They often twitch, vocalize and breathe differently while dreaming. More »

Though the emotions of dogs can't be directly translated to those of humans, they experience forms of joy, sadness, shame, jealousy and grief. Research also indicates they may have their own form of laughter. More »

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