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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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9 Tips for Introducing Toddlers to Dogs (and Dogs to Toddlers)

9 Tips for Introducing Toddlers to Dogs (and Dogs to Toddlers)

There’s nothing cuter than seeing a puppy and a kid playing together. However, the situation is not always ideal. To avoid problems and build...

Fecal Test for Dogs: Types, Procedures and Costs

A fecal test for dogs (stool sample) is a standard way of testing the feces content in veterinary clinics which can tell you a...
10 Dog Medication Side Effects You Shouldn’t Ignore

10 Dog Medication Side Effects You Should Never Ignore

From antibiotics to pain killers, every dog medication we give our pets has the potential for side effects. Some of those side effects are...
20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

20 Dog Pregnancy Tips for a Successful Birth

The arrival of puppies can be a fun and exciting time but there many things that you should know about and prepare beforehand. Below...
13 Banned Dog Breeds 2020

13 Frequently Banned Dog Breeds

Some countries and U.S. states pass breed discrimination laws now, banning owners from adopting certain dog breeds. The way these laws work can be...
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...
New Puppy Shopping Checklist - 22 Things You'll Need

The New Puppy Shopping Checklist

As a slightly obsessed dog-mom who has been preparing her younger brother for his first experience in dog ownership, I have spent the past...
7 Unexpected Ways You Could Be Harming Your Dog

7 Unexpected Ways You May Be Harming Your Dog

There is no question that as pet owners, we love our dogs and we try to take good care of and provide for our...
15 Things to Know About Dog Hotel Before You Leave Your Pup There

15 Things to Do Before Booking a Dog Hotel

When you're traveling and can't take your dog with you, booking a room at a dog hotel may be the best choice. Dog hotel...
Glaucoma in Dogs - The Pet Owner’s Guide

Glaucoma in Dogs: Causes, Signs, Treatment

Glaucoma in dogs is an eye disease characterized by damage to the optic nerve and peripheral vision loss which is caused by the increased...