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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.

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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Caring for a dog can be a rewarding experience, but adopting a second dog when you're already caring for one is something pet owners...
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Hawaii Pet Stores, Dog Parks, Shelters and More

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Does Pet Insurance Cover Surgery?

DOES PET INSURANCE COVER SURGERY? This may be one of the commonly asked questions of pet owners with beloved canines or felines who are about...
No Need For Shock Collars! Try These Tricks Instead

No More Pain: Best Alternatives to Dog Shock Collars

Doesn't that dog shock collar hurts your animal, is a common question that an exponential number of pet lovers nowadays begin to repeat more often.  "It's...
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Excessive Barking in Dogs: How To Handle It?

Excessive barking in dogs is a pretty common thing most, if not some, dog owners have experienced at some point in caring for pups. Barking,...
How to Prepare Your Apartment Before Bringing Home Your First Dog

How to Have A Dog In An Apartment: How To Prepare

Dogs are wonderful pets, and bring many families a lot of joy.  If you live in an apartment and want to add a furry friend to...
The Complete Guide to Owning a Deaf Dog

The Complete Guide to Owning a Deaf Dog

If you have never owned a deaf dog, you may find the concept daunting. But the truth is that with a few tweaks in how...
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How to Clean Dog Vomit in Car in 6 Easy Steps!

As a car owner, the last thing you want in your car is the sight and smell of dog vomit. Dogs are great travel buddies,...
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Blind Dog Training – Is It Possible?

Blind dogs and cats are just as loving and affectionate as their sharp-sighted counterparts. While training one may seem difficult at first, it will become...