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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....
Understanding The Science and Psychology of Dog Language

The Science and Psychology of Dog Language

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...
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...
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,...
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....
Your Dog Knows About Your Goals and Thinks They're Not Up to Snuff

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

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

8 Evidence-Based Ways to Deal With a Hyperactive Dog

You've adopted a dog without a complete understanding what you were getting yourself into. Maybe you did the research and adopted a breed that...
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...
Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

8 Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

Dogs are inherently pack animals, much like their wolf ancestors. Research shows that this mindset is deeply ingrained in Canis Familiaris, so to withhold...
Why Do Dogs Dig and How to Stop a Dog from Digging

Why Do Dogs Dig and How to Stop Them

One of the more obscure problematic behaviors to new pet owners is dog digging. But actually, digging is a very natural behavior for dogs...
Can Dogs Have Autism?

Is Your Unsocial Dog Autistic?

Dog behavior is almost as complex as human behavior, although much of it is innate. Their emotions are a mystery to us, but as...

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3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Staph Infection in Dogs

3 Ways to Prevent and Treat Staph Infection in Dogs

A staph infection is a type of infection caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus. Staph infection in dogs is as common as it is in...
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Rescue Dog Care: Your First 30 Days

Before you bring your new rescue dog home, you need to be prepared for both yours and your new pet's needs. Rescuing a dog...
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Dogs Recognize Their Relatives, Really?!

All dogs will interpret the world around them through a sense of smell that can be anywhere from 10,000 to 100,000 times more sensitive...
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Do Cats Get Lonely

We all know that cats can be pretty challenging to read. So you might be asking, do cats get lonely? There's a misconception that cats...
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Cat Zoomies

Anyone that has owned a cat is probably familiar with the endearing term "zoomies." It seems like one second your pet is sitting around...
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Poodle Doodle Doo! The 10 Best Poodle Mixes

Dogs who have the Poodle mix are often endearingly nicknamed doodle breeds. It's one of the most popular mixed breeds globally, and for good reasons,...
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Are You Ready for an Emotional Support Animal

Feeling a little blue? The struggles with mental illness or emotional disability can affect your day-to-day activities. Everything seems too much to handle when submerged...
8 Cancer-Causing Dog Products (Based on Studies)

10 Environmental Causes of Cancer in Dogs

Cancer in dogs may be due to nature and nurture. But even if your pet dog's breed is already at an increased risk of cancer,...
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Kennel Cough in Dogs: 9 Treatments Kennel Cough in Dogs (Based...

Kennel cough is a highly contagious respiratory disease affecting dogs of any age. There are several causes for kennel cough in dogs, including canine virus...
8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run Away and Safely Walk Off-leash

8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run...

Having your dog run away when off-leash and then go missing is a terrifying feeling. If you have a pet that doesn't really listen, learning...