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Friendly Dogs Likely Have Similar DNA Disorders as Humans with Williams Syndrome

Friendly Dogs Likely Have Similar DNA Disorders as Humans with Williams Syndrome

Why are dogs so friendly? The answer might lie in a genetic anomaly, which evolution may have changed, scientists say. "Some of these structural variants...
Top Benefits of Owning a Dog

4 Scientifically Proven Physical and Social Benefits of Owning a Dog

People have lived in the company of animals since the beginning of mankind, but it is only in the last decade that we have...
Dog Facial Expressions and Body Language Explained by Science

Dog Facial Expressions and Body Language Explained by Science

A dog’s facial expressions and the body language that goes with it crucial to understand if you want to know how your dog is...

Just Like Lassie! Empathetic Dogs Rush to Help Their Distressed Humans

Dogs who are calmer and who have stronger ties to their humans are more likely to successfully rescue the owners if they are in...

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...
Chronic Kidney Disease Risk In Dogs Increases With Tick Exposure

Chronic Kidney Disease Risk In Dogs Increases With Tick Exposure

Dogs have no way of telling their owners they about a tick infection and if there are no tests done, prevention or treatment might...
Top Most Effective Dog Training Methods According to Science

Most Effective Dog Training Methods According to Science

Occasionally, in the face of new evidence, we are forced to reconsider how best to do something, even if it's a practice that we've...
Top 6 Vegetables Dogs Can Eat According to Science

6 Vegetables Dogs Can Eat According to Science

As humans, we know the value of consuming vegetables. They are packed with nutrition, vitamins, minerals, fiber and overall goodness that our bodies need....
More Scientific Proof That Dogs Can Read Our Emotions

More Scientific Proof That Dogs Can Read Our Emotions

Yet another study reports that dogs are capable of processing a person's negative and positive emotions based on facial expressions. It's something we've all been...
Our Dogs' DNA Carry Cancer Genes from Over 10,000 Years Ago

Our Dogs’ DNA Carry Cancer Genes from Over 10,000 Years Ago

Today’s American dogs have the DNA of a cancer gene that apparently wiped out the ancient dogs that originally roamed the Americas. The history of...
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 Visualize Objects Through Their Powerful Nose, Study Says

Dogs Visualize Objects Through Their Powerful Nose, Study Says

Dogs apparently form mental representations of things they smell in their brain as evidenced in a study on professional rescue dogs and family pets. Scientists...

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25 Most Pet-Friendly Colleges

25 Most Pet-Friendly Colleges of 2019 (USA)

When picking a place of higher education, talks about how pet-friendly your college is going to be are typically lower down the list of...

Normal Heart Rate for Dogs: Important Things to Know

When your dog is running, jumping, and playing at full speed, it's clear by their panting alone that their heart working hard to keep...
5 Bladder Problems in Dogs - How to Recognize Them and What to Do

5 Bladder Problems in Dogs: How to Recognize Them and What...

Is your dog having accidents in the house even though he is properly housebroken? Does he have to urinate more often than usual? These...
The 25 Best Dogs for Small Apartments

25 Best Dog Breeds for Small Apartments

If you’re considering to welcome a new furry addition to your family, there are many things to consider including the dog's temperament, energy levels...
4 Heart Problems in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

4 Heart Problems in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Dogs can suffer from a variety of heart problems, just like humans. In fact, it is estimated that 10% of all dogs in the...
Heated Dog Blankets and Beds - Are They Useful and Safe for Our Pets

Heated Dog Blankets and Beds: Are They Useful and Safe for...

Despite all the fluff and fur, pets may need help keeping warm, particularly during the colder seasons. While heated dog blankets can come with hazards,...
Breathing Problems in Dogs - What It Means and How to Fix It

Breathing Problems in Dogs: How to Spot Them and What to...

Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...
Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Aspiring dog owners often underestimate the cost of dog ownership over a lifetime, sometimes either focusing only on monthly or yearly costs, or overlooking...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

While dog anal glands problems are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of anal gland cancer, they are relatively common and can affect your dog’s...
Disaster Preparedness - Are You and Your Pet Prepared

Disaster Preparedness: Are You and Your Pet Prepared?

Disaster preparedness is something that many of us don’t think about until it’s too late. In light of the devastating natural disasters we have...