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Diane Fisher, PhD

Diane Fisher, PhD
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Diane has a PhD in Biology and has been teaching different angles of science for over 20 years. She's also a writer of all things scientific with a lot of passion for animal sciences and psychology, trying to make these topics easily understandable and accessible for everybody.

8 Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

Dogs are inherently pack animals, much like their wolf ancestors. Research shows that this mindset is deeply ingrained in Canis Familiaris, so to withhold...

The Science and Psychology of Dog Language: Does Your Dog Get...

Nearly all dog owners talk to their pets, but how much meaning do the dogs absorb? Certainly dogs understand how to follow commands we’ve...

4 Science-Based Tips for Keeping Senior Dogs Healthy

Ask any dog owner and they will tell you that the worst part of owning a canine companion is the fact that they don't...

Science of Human-Dog Psychology: Are You and Your Dog a Good...

Happy 18,000th Anniversary to you and your canine companion! Humans and dogs have been living in a close relationship for at least this long....

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35 Non-Shedding Dog Breeds

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Dog Poop Color Chart: What It All Means

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40 Tips On How to Make Your Dog Happy

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10 Ways Dogs Communicate Their Sense of Humor According to Science

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26 Most Active Dogs for Energetic Owners

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