Why Do Dogs Howl at the Moon?

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Dogs howl at the moon to signal position when they are on hunting. Dogs also howl when left alone for long times and they are attempting to hint to their family members. Dog howls are also very contagious, since one dog's howl may set off a series of howls around the neighborhood.
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That is a good question. Can someone help me find the answer? We think it is because the moon is so beautiful that they want to sing to it. It's wonderful, isn't it.
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In actuality, dogs may appear to howl during a full moon, but it's more likely that they are simply howling to communicate with each other. It may just be easier to notice that they're
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Dogs historically always traveled in packs and it was a way of communicating
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It is believed that dogs howl at the moon because they can not sleep. The light of the moon keeps them up, if it was dark they would be sleeping. They howl on dark nights, but not as often as when its light out at night.
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