Member Sites  ::  JOIN  ::  Forum  ::  Info  ::  Next Ring  
Pointing Dogs That Hunt! - A small collection of pointing dog breed websites that place emphasis on pointing dogs as family and hunting companions.

  Forums     Login   Signup



Pointing Dogs That Hunt!

Manager: dianne_davies
A small collection of pointing dog breed websites that place emphasis on pointing dogs as family and hunting companions. Sites are informational, assist, inform, or offer material about their respective breed of pointing dog. Private breeders are welcomed as well as pointing dog related websites that offer services, supplies, or other commercial interests related to pointing dogs. In exceptional circumstances, websites about other working breeds MAY be considered for inclusion at the ring manager's discretion.
 

Sponsored Links


Forum Posts - Start a new discussion! Posts 1 - 1 of 1
All Threads |   All Posts   ]

Dogs and depth perception: Dog Falls 5 Stories & Survives - 02/14/2013
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MJdoZ_IU6pE/URzlZBl8v9I/AAAAAAAAI48/GJWL-_9cBzw/s320/Blog_photo.jpg

Natasha posing outside on the balcony of our 16th floor apartment We live on the 16th floor in apartment that has balconies that nearly surround it. Families of small children often put safety netting around to keep their children from tumbling over the edge. You can see by the photo above that the bar comes just to the top of a chair, about to the middle of a person. There have been times I've worried that a ball tossed may go over the edge with Natasha Rose dutifully following after it. We've been smart to make sure that doesn't happen, keeping all toys inside, training her to stay away from the edge and not to jump onto the balcony bars surround it. Or have we simply been lucky? Gauge a vizsla in the Twin Cities was not so lucky, falling five stories, shattering his hip on impact and sustaining internal bleeding. His owner owner, Betsy Strachota, who brought him into work with her one Saturday explains  “We have a rooftop deck on our office. When I let him out to go to the bathroom, he looked across the roof and it looked like it continued. He couldn’t see it dropped off, and he jumped.” A dog’s depth perception and field of view are  determined by how its eyes are set. Dogs, like humans have eyes set close together. Human eyes are set straight forward while dog eyes, depending on the breed, are usually set at a 20 degree angle. This angle increases the field of view and therefore increases the peripheral vision of the dog. However, with a dog's increase...

Dogs and depth perception: Dog Falls 5 Stories & Survives



All Threads |   All Posts   ]





Contact Us | Copyright © 2001-2016 WebRing®, Inc. Terms of Service - Help - Privacy Policy