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Sled Dogs in Greenland are Becoming Extinct, Report Says

Sled Dogs in Greenland are Becoming Extinct, Report Says

The sled dog culture in Greenland is unique but the last two decades sadly saw its population decrease, new study says. Here's what is...
Could the Next Deadly Flu Pandemic Start With Dogs

Could the Next Deadly Flu Pandemic Start With Dogs?

Scientists discovered new dog flu virus strains that might affect dog owners severely in the future. Could man's best friend trigger the next flu pandemic...
Dogs Are Second Most Dangerous Nonvenomous Animals in the US

Dogs Are Second Most Dangerous Nonvenomous Animals in the US

New research found that dogs are the second most dangerous fatal nonvenomous animal encounter in the United States, with children under 4 years of...
How To Keep Senior Dogs Healthy

4 Science-Based Tips for Keeping Senior Dogs Healthy

Ask any dog owner and they will tell you that the worst part of owning a canine companion is the fact that they don't...
Dog Domestication History (In Years)

Dog Domestication History (In Years)

How dogs came to be domesticated from their grey wolf ancestors is a long and complex history. And depending on which resources and scientific...
Stressed Dogs with Anxiety Show Premature Graying Hair, Study Says

Stressed Dogs with Anxiety Show Premature Graying Hair, Study Says

Scientists looked into why dogs younger than four years old have graying hair around their muzzle and the results surprised them. Gray hair is part...
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...
Studies Say When Dogs Lick Their Mouths You’re Stressing Them Out

Studies Say When Dogs Lick Their Mouths, You’re Stressing Them Out

Recent scientific findings indicate that a dog licking its mouth is a direct response to what they perceive as anger in humans. Have you...
15 Dog Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Science-Based

13 Dog Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Science-Based

Just Google the words dog nutrition tips and you will be assaulted with a deluge of results. There are literally thousands of so-called tips. But,...
Dogs Are Our Best Friends Because We Share Similar Genes

Dogs Are Our Best Friends Because We May Share Similar Genes

People may have bred themselves the perfect companions from wild wolves, and a new study shows that a lot of this has to do...
The Importance of Studying Dog Genetics and How This Helps Pet Owners

The Importance of Studying Dog Genetics and How This Helps Pet Owners

There’s a booming market for studying dog genetics and here’s what dog owners need to know about it. Some dog lovers believe that dogs behave...
All the Studies That Show How Dogs Make Us Happier and Healthier

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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11 Most Dangerous Viruses in Dogs

11 Most Dangerous Viruses in Dogs

The most dangerous causative agents carried by viruses do not always cause the most common diseases in dogs. However, once such an infection occurs,...
Hydrocortisone Cream for Dogs - What Is It and When You Need It

Hydrocortisone Cream for Dogs: What Is It and How to Use...

Hydrocortisone is a medicinal substance found in many human-grade topical products. Its main utilization is in treating inflammation or allergic reactions, particularly if they...

7 Best Raw Dog Food Recipes

Choosing to feed your dog homemade raw dog food is a big step and should not be taken lightly. For those new to homemade...
25 of the Best Dog Breeds for Small Apartments and Cities

25 Best Dog Breeds for Small Apartments

If you’re thinking about adopting a dog, there are many things to consider including your future pet's temperament, energy levels and, of course, the...
Stop Dog from Chewing Furniture and Belongings

15 Ways to Prevent Dogs from Chewing Furniture and Your Belongings

You turn your back for just a moment, and you’ve lost a precious item because it's been chewed to bits by your dog. It...
Most Rare Dog Breeds

14 Most Rare Dog Breeds on the Planet

There are hundreds of dog breeds across the world. For different reasons, some of these breeds have become endangered and even extinct. With the...
Dog Owner Vocabulary

A Dog Owner’s Vocabulary

When you invite a dog into your life, you automatically get free membership to the inner circle of dog owners. With this membership you...
Urinary Tract Infection in Dogs - Prevention and Treatments

Urinary Tract Infection in Dogs: Prevention and Treatments

Bacterial urinary tract infection in dogs is often asymptomatic and is likely to be noticed by pet owners only when the animal asks to...
Water in Dog's Ear - Dangers, How to Prevent It and What to Do About It

Water in Dog’s Ears: What to Do About It

When you give your dog a bath, you will almost always end up with some water in their ears. It can also happen when...

10 Worst Dog Breeds for First Time Owners

Dogs make wonderful pets, but not every dog is suitable for every owner. Unfortunately, if you don't find a pet that fits your lifestyle,...