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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.

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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Dogs can suffer from autoimmune diseases and just like human autoimmune diseases, we don’t fully understand what causes them in dogs. Still, scientists have...
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7 Pool Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Summer allows for many adventures you can have with your dog. But it also means high temperatures, which can be dangerous to dogs and cats....
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How to Do CPR On a Dog

Doing CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) is something we’ve all seen performed many times in movies and TV, but it's actually harder than it looks. When...
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35 Summer Adventures for Dog Owners

Summer is the perfect time to take time off work and head out for an adventure! While many dog owners don’t think to take...
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20 Crazy Dog Sitting Horror Stories

Using pet sitting or dog walking services done by professionals or simply asking friends to take your pet for a few days is a...
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The Science-based Guide for Feeding Athletic Dogs

The aim of an appropriate nutritional plan for athletic dogs is to maximize performance and minimize the occurrence of injuries. To assess the best...
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The Guide to Water Intoxication in Dogs

Water intoxication in dogs is what happens when your pet consumes excess water. This can be from playing in the pool or biting on...
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When adopting a dog that's going to be right for your personal lifestyle, the dog's athletic ability and energy levels are a very important...
The Best Fitness Tracker for Dogs

The Best Fitness Trackers for Dogs

Fitness trackers aren’t just for humans anymore. Pet technology continues to evolve, which helps dog owners to monitor their pets, take better care of...
Best Cheap Ways to Prevent Most Common Health Issues in Dogs

15 Cheap Ways to Prevent Common Health Issues in Dogs

Maintaining healthy habits is the best way to keep your dog from becoming ill. Using the below tips and doing your best to prevent...