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Literacy Improves in Kids Who Read to Dogs New Study Finds

Literacy Improves in Kids Who Read to Dogs, New Study Finds

A recent study determined that second-grade students who read out loud to therapy dogs showed a marked improvement in their attitudes about reading. The study,...
Top 6 Fruits Dogs Can Eat and Probably Should (According to Scientific Studies)

6 Fruits Dogs Can Eat and Probably Should (According to Studies)

Not all foods are created equally, and this is especially true for the different kinds of foods that you feed your dog. In human...
Dogs Environmental Impact of Meat Consumption and What You Can Do

Dogs’ Environmental Impact of Meat Consumption and What We Can Do

The food we feed our cats and dogs has a large environmental impact, and there are good ways how to reduce your pet’s carbon...
New Study Shows How Dogs Can Sense Shapes and Sizes of Objects

Study Shows How Dogs Can Sense Shapes and Sizes of Objects

New study proves that dogs can "smell" shapes and sizes of objects. Your pooch is likely able to tell the difference between a stuffed...
Dogs Know Exactly When to Break Out the Puppy Eyes

Dogs Know Exactly When to Break Out the Puppy Eyes

Yes, your dog knows what he’s doing when he turns the pouty puppy eyes on you. Research shows that dogs understand human facial expressions...
Study Finds That the Best Guide Dogs Had Tough Love as Puppies

Study Finds That the Best Guide Dogs Had Tough Love as Puppies

New research has revealed that puppies whose mothers show “tough love” turn out to be more successful guide dogs. Have you ever heard of...
Human Encouragement Boosts Problem-solving Skills In Dogs, Study Says

Human Encouragement Boosts Problem-solving Skills In Dogs, Study Says

New research explains how important our encouragement is to our pets. Nine dogs were able to complete the task better because they got some...
Therapy Dogs May Help Autistic Children

Therapy Dogs May Help Autistic Children

A behavioral scientist working with therapy dogs suggests that canines may help children with autism better complete their tasks. Alexandra Protopopova is a behavioral...
Your Dog's Noise Anxiety May Be Related to Musculoskeletal Pain

Your Dog’s Noise Anxiety May Be Related to Musculoskeletal Pain

Noise sensitivity in dogs that often results in anxiety is related to loud, surprising noises. However, a new study from a collaborative group of...

Dogs Talk to Humans In 19 Different Ways, Study Reveals

Unsurprisingly to some, dogs send signals to their owners if they want to eat and drink, go outside to play, or long for a...
Your Dog Makes Your Life Better Science Says

Your Dog Makes Your Life Better, Science Says

Numerous studies conducted in recent years show that dog owners have overall better health and well-being than people without dogs. Owning a dog gives...
Do Loving Dogs Still Feel Jealousy - Science Says Yes

Do Loving Dogs Still Feel Jealousy? Science Says Yes

There’s a green-eyed monster lurking inside your furry best friend but the situation is not as complicated as you might think. While dogs are famous...

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Hepatitis in Dogs - Science Based Guide

Hepatitis in Dogs: A Science-based Guide

Hepatitis in dogs is a medical condition that is mainly characterized and identified by continuous inflammation of a dog’s liver. The infection is related...
Most Eco-friendly, Organic Dog Supplies and Products

Most Eco-friendly and Organic Dog Supplies

The trend towards sustainability and the care of environment in manufacturing is finally extending to dog supplies. Today, there is a wide range of pet...
Excessive Thirst in Dogs Guide

8 Causes of Excessive Thirst in Dogs (Polydipsia)

Have you noticed your dog drinking more water than normal? This may be just temporary, or a sign of illness. Excessive thirst in dogs...
How to Keep Dog Away from Christmas Tree

How to Keep Dogs Away from Christmas Trees

Dogs are naturally drawn to the allure of Christmas trees, and that can get dangerous. There are a few things you can do: using...
Thorax Problems in Dogs

Thorax Problems in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Diagnosis

A dog’s thorax is the region between the neck and the abdomen. This includes the rib cavity, breastbone and the organs responsible for circulation...
Most Quiet Dog Breeds Perfect for Apartments or Condos

30 Most Quiet Dog Breeds for Apartments

Some future dog owners are forced to be more picky about the exact breed they can adopt and share a home with. If you...
Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder Stones in Dogs: Home Remedies and Veterinary Treatments

Bladder stones (urolithiasis) are clumps of mineral crystals that form in the urine. They can occur for a number of reasons, including genetics, diet,...
Top Most Dog Friendly Airlines

8 Most Dog Friendly Airlines

If you plan to fly with your dog, you'll need to decide: do you want your pet in the cargo area, or in a...
Why Is Your Dog Coughing and Gagging

Dog Coughing and Gagging? Here’s Why and What to Do

A dog coughing and gagging is one of those signs you will notice fast. This may pass quickly on its own, but it could...
Dog Tail Docking - 5 Dangers of This Procedure (Based on Science)

Dog Tail Docking: 5 Dangers of This Procedure (Based on Science)

Dog tail docking, or canine caudectomy, originated more than 2000 years ago (1). Its first intention was to protect hunting dogs because their tail...