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Samuel Walker, MSc

Samuel Walker, MSc
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Sam has a Master's degree in Engineering Physics and years of experience in writing science reports, scientific research and science content. Being very passionate about animals, he's always looking for opportunities to use his skills and experience in researching and writing about dogs.

Study Shows How Dogs Can Sense Shapes and Sizes of Objects

New study proves that dogs can "smell" shapes and sizes of objects. Your pooch is likely able to tell the difference between a stuffed...

New Bomb and Drug Sniffing Device Will Save Lives of Sniffer...

Dogs' most powerful tools have always been their noses. For many years, sniffer dogs have been part of police campaigns and have been utilized...

We Now Know What Mayas Used to Do With Dogs Over...

New study found that Mayas raised and traded dogs for ceremonies, kept them as guardians and pets, and did not differentiate between breeds. Growing up,...

Scientists Discovered the Cause of Deadly Skin Condition in Bull Terriers

Researchers finally discovered what causes deadly skin condition called lethal acrodermatitis (LAD) affecting a large population of Bull Terrier dogs. When you volunteer at a...

Cross-Breeding of Dogs and Wolves Has Forever Changed Wolf’s Gene Pool

A new study found that mating dogs and wolves over the last few hundred years has forever changed the wolf's gene pool. Let me tell...

25 Dogs With the Best Sense of Smell

We all know that dogs are famous for their sense of smell. Canines have approximately 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses, whereas humans...

Dog Dominance: How You Can Use It to Train Multiple Dogs

Understanding dogs is a skill that comes only with practice and experience. A few behaviors that typical to dogs are easy to figure out....

The Science Behind Oxytocin and Puppy Love

For those of us who are dog owners, we know that "puppy love" feeling we get when our furry companion runs up to us...

Studies That Show How Dogs Make Us Happier and Healthier

There’s no doubt that dogs make a difference in the world. From seeing-eye dogs to our friendly pet companions at home, canines have the...

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It's one of the most controversial training tools a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog shock collars are viewed as a sort of harmful device that...

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Owning a dog comes with a great degree of responsibility. Unlike some other pets, dogs require much of our time, effort, and resources to...

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There are many "labels" of dog food types, and limited ingredient dog food is just one of the many dog food options. But how...

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Dogs are born to be active, and depriving your pooch of necessary exercise can lead to serious health problems. Daily activities and playtime will...

Top 10 Best Dog Subscription Boxes of 2018

Have you heard about monthly subscription boxes for dogs? General subscription box services have been around for years, but these boxes have really gained popularity...