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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.

20 Proven Health Benefits of Having a Dog

Once in a while, you might catch a headline on the news citing the reasons everyone should adopt a pet and some of the...

30 Healthiest Dog Breeds with Long Lifespans

Ask any dog lover and they'll tell you that the only bad part of owning a pet is that they don't live as long...

Do Dogs Like Music?

We all know how dogs react to unfamiliar noise - thunder causes a fearful response, where the sound of a siren brings out a howl....

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...

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8 Ways to Lower the Risk of Heart Disease in Dogs

Approximately 10% of dogs in the United States have some form of heart disease. Usually, it's a genetic disorder, more prevalent in some breeds....

5 Ways to Deal With a Spider Bite on a Dog

According to Britannica, there are more than 43,000 different species of spiders found in the world, with only a small percentage being considered dangerous...
13 Reasons Why Owners Abandon Their Dogs

13 Reasons Why Owners Abandon Their Dogs

Having to abandon an animal is a decision that is often traumatic to the owner and the pet, but is avoidable in most cases....
Dog Fur Dye - What You Must Know About It

Dog Fur Dye: What You Must Know About It

There has always been a fascination among some pet owners about dressing dogs in stylish clothes, and keeping pets included in the same trends...
10 Ways to Deal with Dog Mouth Warts

10 Ways to Deal with Dog Mouth Warts

The first step that any pet owner should take if they suspect that their dog has mouth warts is take them to the vet...
Amazon Prime Day - Top Best Dog Supplies Deals

Best Amazon Prime Day 2019 Dog Supplies Deals We Could Find

It's Amazon Prime Day already, and we've checked every dog product's price history and street pricing to find the best deals with real savings....
3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Staph Infection in Dogs

3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Staph Infection in Dogs

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Leaky Gut in Dogs - A Real Thing or a Myth

Leaky Gut in Dogs: Real Thing or a Myth?

The legitimacy of leaky gut syndrome in dogs (and people) has been debated as the idea of the condition is a recent development, whether...

3 Types of Dog Breathing Problems and What to Do

There are three main types of dog breathing problems that pet owners are likely to deal with, including labored breathing, rapid breathing, and panting....