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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,...
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...
Dogs Share Genes with Humans for Social Abilities

Study Shows We Share Similar Genes With Dogs That Impact Our Social Abilities

Scientists have not only found 5 genes in dogs which influence their social ability to interact with humans, but have also discovered that 4...
You Can Now Find Out If Your Dog Has ADHD

You Can Now Find Out If Your Dog Has ADHD

Scientists can now look at the blood count of hyperactive and impulsive dogs to determine whether or not they have canine ADHD. Researchers at...
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 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...
This Researcher is Increasing Dog Adoption Rates and Decreasing Euthanasia Rates

This Researcher is Increasing Dog Adoption Rates and Decreasing Euthanasia Rates

A researcher at the Texas Tech University has extensively studied dogs up for adoption to produce increased adoptions and decreased euthanasia rates across the...
Dogs Remember Things Youve Done

Studies Show That Dogs Remember Things You’ve Done

A recent study found that dogs are able to recall the things we’ve done – a high-level ability referred to as episodic memory. Researchers...
The Science Guide on Therapy Dogs for Depression

Science on Therapy Dogs for Depression: Fact or Fiction?

For years, therapy dogs have been employed as assistants to physically disabled individuals. More recently, the use of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been expanded...
Why Study of Dog DNA is Improving Our Understanding of Humans

How the Study of Dog DNA is Improving Our Understanding of Humans

Analysis of canine genetics has led to several revelations about canine history, breed development and even human pathology. Determining the domestication of dogs can be...
Guide on Homemade Dog Food vs Commercial Brands

Homemade Dog Food vs Commercial Brands: What’s Better for Dogs?

Eating well can allow us to live better and feel better. “You are what you eat” – as the saying goes. The same applies...

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8 Benefits and Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Dogs Backed...

More natural treatments are becoming recognized by the scientific community for their health benefits. Tea tree oil is still often seen as a trend or...

Letting Your Dog Die Naturally at Home

Many people are surprised by the emotions that arise after their four-legged companion's death, their dog. They come to feel, even guilty, for the...
wrinkly dog breeds

Top 7 Wrinkly Dog Breeds

There’s nothing better than seeing a super squishy, wrinkly dog face. For many pet owners, the extra skin gives their pup an incredible appearance...
dog's excessive drooling

My Dog’s Excessive Drooling

Dog's excessive drooling comes hand-in-hand with our furry companions and is a normal phenomenon for dogs of all sizes. Depending on the breed of...
natural remedies for pink eye dogs

Natural Remedies for Pink Eye in Dogs

For many dog owners, having to face eye problems can be expensive and problematic. Many dogs suffering from eye problems can be rather obvious,...
How to Massage Gas Out of a Dog

How to Massage Gas Out of a Dog

Humans are not the only ones that experience excessive gas; dogs suffer from flatulence as well and can ultimately have worse gas than humans. Gas...
Dog Friendly Restaurants

11 Unique Dog Friendly Restaurants (US)

The love of our animals is strong throughout the world. It has been a dream for many, at some point in life, to have...
Dog Breathing Hard- 30 Reasons Why and What to Do

Dog Breathing Hard: 30 Reasons Why and What to Do

It can be terrifying for a dog owner to watch their canine companion breathing hard and struggling to catch their breath. It is especially stressful...
Grain Free Food

GRAIN FREE FOOD – All You Need to Know

Lots of meat, some vegetables and little or no grain. This is the formula that many dog lovers use to describe a healthy diet...
Top Best Dog Food for Dogs With Diarrhea and Loose Stools

The Best Dog Food for Dogs With Diarrhea and Loose Stools

Diarrhea and loose stool are among the most common health problems dog owners have to face with their four-legged friends. In fact, virtually every dog...