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The Science and Psychology of Dog Language

The Science and Psychology of Dog Language: Does Your Dog Get You?

Nearly all dog owners talk to their pets, but how much meaning do the dogs absorb? Certainly dogs understand how to follow commands we’ve...
Human-Dog Psychology Science

Science of Human-Dog Psychology: Are You and Your Dog a Good Match?

Happy 18,000th Anniversary to you and your canine companion! Humans and dogs have been living in a close relationship for at least this long....
Dog Facial Expressions and Body Language Explained by Science

Dog Facial Expressions and Body Language Explained by Science

A dog’s facial expressions and the body language that goes with it crucial to understand if you want to know how your dog is...
Top Benefits of Owning a Dog

4 Scientifically Proven Physical and Social Benefits of Owning a Dog

People have lived in the company of animals since the beginning of mankind, but it is only in the last decade that we have...
How Dog Ownership Makes People Happy

4 Ways Dog Ownership Makes People Happy (Based on Research)

Many cultures have their own theories and explanations for the sacred bond between humans and animals, especially the bond between humans and dogs. Dogs...
The Dog Dominance Tips - How You Can Use It to Train Multiple Dogs

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

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

As much as we may hate to admit it, dogs age just like we do. With age comes an increasing number of health concerns,...
Looks Like Dogs Know What Humans Know By Studying Our Gaze

Scientists Say Dogs Know What Humans Know By Studying Our Gaze

Turns out, dogs may be able to do what scientists thought no non-human animals could do: attribute mental states to humans. When humans need...

10 Psychological Dog Training Tricks

Dog training is one of the most demanding and difficult aspects of welcoming any new canine to the family. Sometimes, it seems that sit and stay are...
Does My Dog Love Me - How to Read Dogs Emotions

Does My Dog Love Me? Myths and Facts About Dog Emotions

Have you ever asked yourself the question "Does my dog love me?" Dogs do feel emotions and love but not quite in the same...
what is dog psychology

Expert Interview: What is Dog Psychology?

The Association of Professional Dog Trainers has declared January to be National Train Your Dog Month to highlight the importance of proper socialization and...
The Importance of Mental Stimulation for Your Dog

Interview: The Importance of Mental Stimulation for Your Dog

Getting your pet out and about for some exercise is an important responsibility. Without adequate exercise your dog could become bored, lazy and begin...

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Dog Ears 101: How to Care for Them and Prevent Problems

Dog ears come in various shapes and sizes; floppy, folded, small or large. Unlike humans, a dog's ears are a central feature of the...

Can Dogs Get Hiccups and Why?

You may have gotten a new puppy or adult dog, and start noticing things you didn't expect from your pooch. Did your Fido just...

The Science Behind Aggression in Dogs

One of the most frequent behavioral reasons owners takes their dogs to the veterinarian or even back to the shelter is aggression. Considering the damage to...

The 25 Best Dog Boarding Services in San Diego, CA

Becoming a dog owner comes with many benefits. However, every owner will agree that having dogs also comes with its complications, and chief among...

11 Popular Mild-Tempered and Calm Small Dogs

You have made the decision to add another member to your family. This one will be four-legged and hairy. Trying to choose a breed...

Dog Won’t Open His Eyes? Here’s What This Means (and what...

The last few days you’ve noticed your dog looking at you a little funny, it was almost like a cute winking in one eye...

10 Things You Can Learn From Your Dog

Our dogs are so much more than pets. They are precious members of our family and we love them dearly. They offer us support, friendship...

Why No-Pull Dog Harnesses and Collars Are the Safest Choice

It's very common for dogs to pull on their leashes when you walk them. Dog leash pulling is one of the most common behavioral...

12 Dog Eye Infection Treatments and Preventatives

Hang on! Did your dog just wink at you? Unusual winking, blinking, rubbing, or pawing at the eyes is your dog’s way of telling...

How to Train Dogs to Use Pet Stairs and Ramps [Infographic]

There's a number of reasons why pet owners may find pet stairs and ramps useful. They're particularly helpful for senior dogs with arthritis, dogs...