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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....
How Research Influenced Our Approach to Training Dogs

Science-based Dog Training: How Research Influenced Our Approach to Training Dogs

Since the late Mesolithic period when humans first began to domesticate wolves, canines have been an integral part of our lives. We are linked...
Study Shows How Military Veterans with PTSD Benefit from Service Dogs

Study Shows How Military Veterans with PTSD Benefit from Service Dogs

We suspected this before, but finally there's actual evidence showing that service dogs provide physiological benefits to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The effects of...
The 5 Psychological and Behavioral Signs of Dog Abuse

5 Proven Signs a Dog Was Abused

Despite the fact that animal abuse is a major problem worldwide, little is known about how to determine whether a dog has been a...
This Study Reveals Whether Your Dog Will Pick You Over A Stranger

This Study Reveals Whether Your Dog Will Pick You Over A Stranger

A new study has shown that dogs react to strangers and owners differently depending on the situation they've been put in. A difference has...
The Science Behind Aggression in Dogs

The Science Behind Aggression in Dogs

One of the most frequent behavioral reasons owners takes their dogs to the veterinarian or even back to the shelter is aggression. Considering the damage to...
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...
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 Finds Owning a Dog Can Help People Live Longer

Study Finds Owning a Dog Can Help People Live Longer – Especially Single People

A major study conducted in Sweden has concluded that people who live alone and own dogs live longer than those who live alone without...
How Dogs Use Their Nose to See and Understand the World

How Dogs Use Their Nose to See and Understand the World

Ever wonder if dogs actually know or have a mental picture of the things they smell? Scientists say they likely do. It's been said, studied...
Dog-Speak Helps Owners Build Relationships With Their Dogs

Dog-Speak Helps Owners Build Relationships With Their Dogs

Scientists can finally explain how "dog-speak" and the way pet owners communicate with their dogs impacts and improves the social human-canine bond. All of us...
Human-Dog Psychology Science

Science of Human-Dog Psychology: Are You and Your Dog a Good Match?

Happy 18,000th Anniversary to you and your canine companion! Humans and dogs have been living in a close relationship for at least this long....

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10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Them)

10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Being Tricked)

Everybody agrees that adopting a rescue dog from a shelter is always more praiseworthy. But if you're set on buying a puppy of a...
Puppy Blues

Puppy Blues: What To Do If You’re Overwhelmed With Your Puppy

Getting a new puppy brings along an abundance of new challenges, and it is easy to get overwhelmed, especially if it is your first...
Dog Harnesses The Ultimate Buyer's Guide for Owners

Dog Harnesses: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

A dog harness is a fantastic tool when used correctly, but some people buy the wrong thing. There are different types, sizes and uses...
What Do Dogs Think About

What Do Dogs Think About?

The question on many dog owner’s minds is not, “does my dog think,” but rather, “what do dogs think about?” Researchers know that canines...
Choosing A Good Dog Food

19 Tips for Picking a Good Dog Food Brand

A considerable part of your dog’s health is dependent on their diet. But what makes a dog food brand "good", and how do you...
DCM in Dogs - Signs, Prognosis, Survival Times and Treatments

DCM in Dogs: Signs, Prognosis, Survival Times and Treatments

Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs, or DCM, is one type of heart diseases that affects a dog’s heart muscle. The heart muscle becomes weak and...
Dog Food Made in China

12 Facts About Dog Food Made in China [Infographic]

Our dogs do not have any say over what dog food they get to eat. As pet owners, it's our responsibility to choose a food...
Guide on How to Choose a Dog Bed Perfect for Your Fido

How to Choose the Perfect Dog Bed

As you enjoy cuddling on the bed, your pooch might be looking for the same. There are many different dog bed types. The most...

20 Most Hard to Train Dogs (Based on Studies)

While all dogs are susceptible to training, it has been proven that breed matters in how easy or difficult it will be to train...
Brain Tumor in Dogs - Prognosis, Survival, and Treatment

Brain Tumor in Dogs: Prognosis, Survival, and Treatment

Brain tumors are one of many types of tumors that can affect dogs, except it's also one of the most dangerous. Generally, a brain...