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Stephen Valentino, MSc

Stephen Valentino, MSc
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Stephen is a medical scientist and researcher with a focus on connection between animal/canine and human health. He has extensive knowledge in the area of animal sciences and is currently working on publishing his own research paper related to this subject matter.

Most Effective Dog Training Methods According to Science

Occasionally, in the face of new evidence, we are forced to reconsider how best to do something, even if it's a practice that we've...

Dog Ownership Today vs. 30 Years Ago: What’s Different Now?

If you're here reading this article, then you’re likely from a “dog family” and probably have heard at least one of your parents or...

History of Dogs Through Science: From the Wolf Pack to the...

Wolves are icons of pack behavior. Their collective strength is greater than their individual efforts. As Rudyard Kipling put it, “for the strength of...

25 Health Benefits and Uses of CBD for Dogs

Although still considered to be quite controversial, a growing number of pet owners are discovering the benefits of CBD for dogs, especially their chronically...

Your Dog Knows About Your Goals and Thinks They’re Not Up...

Goals is an interesting concept, and they come in all shapes and sizes. From getting a job promotion, running a 5k, finding the right...

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