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Nathan Michaels, PhD

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Nathan has a BSc in Biology and PhD in Clinical Neuroscience. As a passionate dog owner, he's always been interested in writing accurate information about canines, and for the past two years has been contributing researched, science-based articles to various animal science related magazines.

Canine Coronavirus (CCoV and CRCoV): What It Is and What It...

As we continue fighting against human coronavirus (COVID-19), dog owners who pay close attention to their pet’s vaccinations are asking questions. “Isn’t coronavirus something...

12 Signs of Stress in Dogs (Based on Science)

Stress is a normal part of life for everyone, including dogs. Stress isn’t always bad either: it reminds us to eat, helps us avoid...

20 Dog Breeds with Shortest Lifespans (Based on Studies)

One of the things that affect future pet owners' decision about adoption is dog lifespan. Some people looking to make a long-term commitment may...

7 Proven Ways to Calm Down A Dog (Backed by Science)

Have you ever wished there was a button on your dog that would calm him down? Sometimes, our pets get so stressed out and...

8 Science-based Ways to Treat and Prevent Parvovirus in Dogs

We've gone through hundreds of studies and found 8 proven ways to treat and prevent parvovirus in dogs based on scientific evidence. Here they are.

How to Recognize Cognitive Dysfunctions in Dogs and What You Can...

As much as we may hate to admit it, dogs age just like we do. With age comes an increasing number of health concerns,...

How Pheromone Collars Reduce Fear and Anxiety in Dogs

A recently performed study shows that dog appeasing pheromone (DAP) collars reduce measured scores of fear and anxiety in dogs. The researchers also found...

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Hyperkeratosis in Dogs: How to Manage It

You've noticed your dog’s nose to be excessively hard or crusty, or maybe the dog’s paw pads seem unusually sensitive or have a hard...
The Cushing’s Disease in Dogs - Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatments

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, Cushing's Disease in dogs affects the animal's endocrine system. This condition is most prevalent in older dogs...
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It doesn’t matter if you have a brand new puppy or an adult dog; pet accidents happen occasionally. Rather than face a difficult mess...
My Dog Has Red Eyes - Here's Why and What to Do

Red Eyes in Your Dog: Here’s Why and What to Do

Most days, you look into your dog’s soulful eyes and wonder what your friend is thinking. There is no question that much of your...
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TOP DOG STORIES (AMAZING TRUE STORIES ABOUT DOGS)

Man's best friend always manifests his solidarity and infinite loyalty. Many dog stories tell us how they have literally given their lives for their...
Natural Antibiotics for Dogs

Natural Antibiotics

If your dog has developed an infection and you have taken him to the vet, he will probably have prescribed an antibiotic specific to...
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Why Not to Walk A Dog Without a Leash

We all know that dogs need plenty of exercises, especially if you own a high-energy breed. Going for walks is just one form of...
How to Get Pet Stains Out of the Carpet and Furniture

How to Get Pet Stains Out of the Carpet and Furniture

Uh-oh, you've come home to see a stain left on the carpet. Unfortunately this is a common problem for pet parents. If you have a...
Natural Deworming for Dogs

Natural Deworming for Dogs

Deworming our dogs is essential if we avoid getting affected by fleas or ticks running through the little buddy's body. Although many collars and chemicals...
8 Benefits and Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Dogs Backed by Science

8 Benefits and Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Dogs Backed...

More natural treatments are becoming recognized by the scientific community for their health benefits. Tea tree oil is still often seen as a trend or...