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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.

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...

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....

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