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Kristina Jovellar, MSc

Kristina Jovellar, MSc
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Kristina has graduated with a Master's degree in Psychology over five years ago, and since been researching and writing about animal sciences and dog training. Her main goal is to present the most truthful science-based information to as many pet owners out there as possible.

4 Scientifically Proven Physical and Social Benefits of Owning a Dog

People have lived in the company of animals since the beginning of mankind, but it is only in the last decade that we have...

Dog Facial Expressions and Body Language Explained by Science

A dog’s facial expressions and the body language that goes with it crucial to understand if you want to know how your dog is...

5 Proven Signs a Dog Was Abused

Despite the fact that animal abuse is a major problem worldwide, little is known about how to determine whether a dog has been a...

10 Psychological Dog Training Tricks

Dog training is one of the most demanding and difficult aspects of welcoming any new canine to the family. Sometimes, it seems that sit and stay are...

Can Dogs Be Introverts or Extroverts?

It is well-known that people can either be introverts or extroverts, according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Even though there are 16 personality types...

Why and How Much Do Dogs Sleep?

Every time you look at your dog, he is sleeping. It doesn’t matter what time of day - morning, noon, or night - your...

Is Your Unsocial Dog Autistic?

Dog behavior is almost as complex as human behavior, although much of it is innate. Their emotions are a mystery to us, but as...

The Science Behind Aggression in Dogs

One of the most frequent behavioral reasons owners takes their dogs to the veterinarian or even back to the shelter is aggression. Considering the damage to...

An Evidence-based Guide to Dog Shock Collars

In the dog loving community, dog shock collars are controversial. Some owners are completely against using them, others believe there's a time and place...

Dog Sounds: What Is Your Dog Telling You?

Dogs talk! They might not ask you how your day was, but they do indeed have their own set of vocalizations they communicate through....

Do Dogs Have A Sense of Time?

Have you ever wondered if your dog knows how long you’ve been gone? Or maybe you’ve noticed that your dog misses you more when...

10 Ways Dogs Communicate Their Sense of Humor According to Science

The personal experiences of at least 50 million dog devotees combined with the high science of a handful of rat-, ape- and dog-tickling animal...

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Double Coated Dogs and How to Groom Them

One of the first breeds that comes to mind when people hear about double coated dogs are Huskies. And while that’s a fitting response,...
Top Benefits of Owning a Dog

4 Scientifically Proven Physical and Social Benefits of Owning a Dog

People have lived in the company of animals since the beginning of mankind, but it is only in the last decade that we have...
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The last decade hasn’t been easy for pet owners. There’s been so many controversies surrounding the entire pet food industry that it’s hard to...
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Top 50 Best Dog Poop Bags

Picking up dog waste certainly isn't the favorite part for most pet owners. What's even more irritating is having your dog poop bags fail,...
Dog Facial Expressions and Body Language Explained by Science

Dog Facial Expressions and Body Language Explained by Science

A dog’s facial expressions and the body language that goes with it crucial to understand if you want to know how your dog is...
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Whether you’re a dog parent or you run a yard cleanup service, having the right type best dog pooper scooper can make a world...
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For all the dog lovers that can’t get enough of everything dog, Netflix and Amazon Prime has something great to offer. We've gone through...
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Does your dog have a favorite toy? Does he like to carry around one particular item everywhere he goes? If not, and your pooch...
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Knowing exactly what is in your dog's food is essential if you're trying to provide your pets with the best quality diet possible and ensure...