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Julianna Mullen, MSc

Julianna Mullen, MSc
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Julianna has a dual Master's degree in Marine Science and Writing, and has been covering different branches of science - including animal sciences - for years. She's a long-time dog owner who enjoys covering anything particularly related to the science of dogs.

8 Home Remedies for Dog’s Kennel Cough

Known as infectious tracheobronchitis or canine infectious respiratory disease (CIRD), kennel cough in dogs is a type of respiratory infection caused by a number...

10 Cancer Causing Ingredients in Dog Foods

Some ingredients that are cost effective for pet food manufacturers might be detrimental to a dog. When shopping for your pet's next bag of...

8 Causes of Excessive Thirst in Dogs (Polydipsia)

Have you noticed your dog drinking more water than normal? This may be just temporary, or a sign of illness. Excessive thirst in dogs...

Taking a Very Close Look at Causes of Heartworm in Dogs

Heartworm. It’s exactly what it sounds like: parasitic worms that feed on your dog’s heart. They’re disgusting, deadly, found all over the world and...

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How to Fix Your Dog's Noise Phobia and Loud Noise Anxiety

How to Fix Your Dog’s Noise Phobia and Loud Noise Anxiety

Caring for a dog that is afraid of thunder, fireworks or other loud noises can leave you feeling helpless. The level of noise anxiety...
8 Ways to Encourage a Lazy Dog to Exercise

8 Ways to Encourage a Lazy Dog to Exercise

Generally, dogs need anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours of daily exercise. Some large breeds, athletic/active breeds and working dogs will usually need...
Incontinence in Senior Dogs Guide

Incontinence in Senior Dogs

Urinary incontinence is a condition where a dog is unable to hold their urine. Incontinence in senior dogs is a fairly common problem that...
9 Most Common Dog Eye Problems (How to Prevent and Treat Them)

9 Most Common Dog Eye Problems

Dog eye problems are very common and in most cases it's just a mild inconvenience. However, certain conditions will be more serious and require...
Top 28 Rules to Follow for Picking a Good Dog Food Brands

28 Good Dog Food Shopping Rules

There's a million and one articles out there packed with information on how to pick a good dog food brand. Unfortunately, the more information...
Dogs vs Wolves - The 10 Facts You Should Know about Dog's Closest Ancestor

10 Key Differences Between Wolves and Dogs

Wolves are majestic and awe-inspiring creatures just like many domestic dogs can be. While some people believe that dogs are still very similar to...
Importance of No-Pull Dog Harnesses and No-Pull Dog Collars

Why No-Pull Dog Harnesses Are the Safest Choice

Dog leash pulling is a common behavioral issue that needs to be fixed. Certain tools can be not only helpful but even essential so...

15 Most Stubborn Dog Breeds (Hard to Train)

As with people, the dog world also has its more difficult characters. Stubborn dog breeds are harder to train because of their independent attitudes,...
Dog Modeling and Dog Acting Guide

Dog Modeling and Acting: Beginner’s Guide

Could your dog be the next top dog model? If you have aspirations of your dog being the next Purina pup or the next...
How to Feed Underweight and Malnourished Dogs

How to Feed Underweight and Malnourished Dogs

The term malnutrition refers to dogs that have lost more than 10% of their normal body weight. They are thin, with prominent bones, especially...