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How Selective Breeding in German Shepherds Leads to Bad Health

How Selective Breeding in German Shepherds Leads to Bad Health

Recent research reveals that German Shepherds could be more predisposed to health issues like arthritis due to how they have been bred. German Shepherds are...
High Cholesterol May Be Good for Dogs with Bone Cancer

High Cholesterol May Be Good for Dogs with Bone Cancer

While elevated cholesterol is usually considered bad for the health, recent research reveals that it may actually help dogs with bone cancer survive longer....
Dog Owners vs Cat Owners - Study Reveals Who's Willing to Spend More to Save Their Pet's Life

Dog Owners vs Cat Owners: Study Reveals Who’s Willing to Spend More to Save...

A recent study compared how much dog owners would spend on their pet compared to cat owners to determine who would spend more on...
Stress Doesn’t Change Performance of Search and Rescue Dogs

Why Search and Rescue Dogs Are Not Affected By Travel Stress

Search and rescue dogs experience significant travel stress while flying to disaster sites, but quickly get over it in order to perform their jobs. Dog...
We Finally Have Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Dogs

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Dogs Can Finally Be Treated

Scientists recently found progressive treatment to restore muscle strength in dogs affected by this rare genetic disorder. Researchers from Genethon, the AFM-Telethon laboratory, Inserm...
How Do Pheromone Collars Reduce Fear and Anxiety in Dogs

How Pheromone Collars Reduce Fear and Anxiety in Dogs

A recently performed study shows that dog appeasing pheromone (DAP) collars reduce measured scores of fear and anxiety in dogs. The researchers also found...
Study Comparing Wolves and Dogs Explains Why Canines Are Our Best Friends

Study Comparing Wolves and Dogs Explains Why Canines Are Our Best Friends

Researchers have uncovered a genetic difference between wild wolves and domesticated dogs which explains why they interact with humans differently. The study, which was published...
Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Just Became Even Better Through Vapor Analysis

Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Just Became Even Better Through Vapor Analysis

Training of explosives detection dogs could be improved by analyzing the vapors dogs detect in real-time, according to a new study. Ever wonder how and...
The Real Science Behind Oxytocin and Puppy Love

The Science Behind Oxytocin and Puppy Love

For those of us who are dog owners, we know that "puppy love" feeling we get when our furry companion runs up to us...
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...
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,...
Kids Don’t Know Not to Approach Frightened Dogs and It's a Problem

Kids Don’t Know Not to Approach Frightened Dogs and It’s a Problem

While children understand not to approach angry dogs, they risk their safety by being unaware that frightened dogs are very likely to bite as...

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My Dog Has a Runny Nose - 5 Things You Can Do

My Dog Has a Runny Nose: 5 Things to Do

A dog’s nose is an extremely important part of their body. Dogs see the world through their noses. When a dog’s nose isn’t functioning...
Dog Leaking Urine - Causes and Treatments

Dog Leaking Urine: Causes and Treatments

It is not unusual that older, primarily female dogs, suffer from urinary incontinence (dog leaking urine) when they have no control over the bladder...
How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin

How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin?

Diabetes in dogs is one of those chronic diseases that can be managed with certain precautions and drugs, particularly insulin. Insulin goes a long...
Dog Throwing Up White Foam - 11 Most Common Reasons Why

Dog Throwing Up White Foam: 11 Most Common Reasons Why

A dog throwing up white foam can either be due to some mild reasons or more serious causes. Hopefully, it's only a digestive problem,...
Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Diet

Have you noticed a strange discoloration in one or both of your dog’s eyes and wondering what that is? There could be several reasons...
How to Shop for Dog Doors

How to Shop for Dog Doors, Pick the Right Type and...

Installing a dog door in your home can be a life saver for both you and your dog. Dog doors are in particular very...
How Much Does It Cost to Cremate a Dog

How Much Does It Cost to Cremate a Dog?

Losing a beloved pet is never easy, but having plans in place before the grief and trauma of the experience sets in can be...
Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Dog Is Expecting

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both of you, but it can also be a stressful time. Knowing all the dog...
22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

In most cases, if your dog looks like they need urgent medical attention, it is probably so. Some apparent medical conditions always require care...
Ways to Make Your Dog Always Smell Fresh

9 Ways to Make Your Dog Always Smell Fresh

We all know what a wet dog smells like, and sometimes, when you visit other dog owners' homes, you can smell wet dogs -...