Is Your Pet Right- Or Left-Pawed?
Around 90% of humans are right-handed, compared to about 50% of cats and dogs. Cats are slightly more likely than canines to be ambidextrous. Determining your pet's dominant paw takes a bit of diligence: Dr. Stefanie Schwartz, a member of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, recommends conducting several tests over time that will reveal your pooch's or kitty's preference.
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Female cats and dogs tend to be right-pawed, whereas males tend to be left-pawed. 00:58
Cats typically don't strongly express a paw preference while playing, but do when pursuing a treat. 02:51
A cat named "Dusty" gave birth to 420 kittens during her lifetime. 05:49
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