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Do Rescue Dogs Have Memories Of Their Past?

It’s a question that many experts, animal behaviorists, and psychologists have been debating on for decades. Do you own a rescue dog? Have you ever...

Research Shows Dogs Have Their Favorite Scent – It’s the Owner’s Smell

Scientists found that dogs experience the feelings of pleasure that in the dog's brain is associated with the owner's scent. A dog's love for its...
Study - Dogs Born in Summer Are at Higher Risk of Heart Disease

Study: Dogs Born in Summer Are at Higher Risk of Heart Disease

These new findings support a similar previous study in humans about the increased risks of heart problems during gestation. Scientists now say that a dog's...
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...
Science Determines the Exact Age When Puppies Are Their Most Adorable

Science Determines the Exact Age When Puppies Are Their Most Adorable

For many animal lovers, dogs are cute at any age, but scientists managed to zero in on the exact age of when they're at...
Human Encouragement Boosts Problem-solving Skills In Dogs, Study Says

Human Encouragement Boosts Problem-solving Skills In Dogs, Study Says

New research explains how important our encouragement is to our pets. Nine dogs were able to complete the task better because they got some...

Scared and in Need of Care, This Dog Was Mistaken for an Old Carpet

This heartwarming story about Shih Tzu named Oreo serves as a big lesson for dogs with long hair who forget to groom themselves and...
Happy or Mad, Your Dog Knows How You Feel, Researchers Say

Happy or Mad, Your Dog Knows How You Feel, Researchers Say

Dogs are attuned to the reactions of humans more than we thought, and a recent scientific experiment has taught researchers just how much our...
Heroic Pit Bull Alerts of Fire, Then Runs Back to Save a Baby from a Burning House

Heroic Pit Bull Alerts of Fire, Then Runs Back to Save a Baby from...

Sasha is yet another Pit Bull that’s tearing down the known stereotypes and hopefully ending the stigma about this specific breed. A family from Stockton,...
New Study Finds No Evidence That Dogs Can Predict Earthquakes

New Study Finds No Evidence That Dogs Can Predict Earthquakes

Most of us heard or read about dogs and other animals behaving oddly before an earthquake, owners often assuming their pets can predict an...
Grief Over Pet Loss - A Tragedy That Can Hurt More than Human Loss

Grief Over Pet Loss: A Tragedy That Can Hurt More than Human Loss

Scientists say that a pet’s death is a serious matter that can result in a significant emotional distress, and it’s important that pet owner's...
Genius Dog Opens Jammed Door After His Owner Locked Herself Out

Genius Dog Opens Jammed Door After His Owner Locked Herself Out

This yellow Labrador named Sam looked really proud of himself after helping and surprising his owner with some serious skills. A clever dog came to...

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10 Most Reputable Sites to Refer to for Dog Care and Health Advice

10 Most Reputable Dog Sites

There are plenty of online resources for dog care and health advice, but many of these dog sites are biased by their desire to...

12 Tips for Caring for Newborn Puppies

You never know when you may need the knowledge for care for newborn puppies. In one recent story, a dog whose puppies died before...
Old Baby Bathtub as DIY Dog Bed

12 Creative Ideas to Turn Everyday Items Into a DIY Dog...

Most pet stores have affordable dog beds but these often look generic or made of poor quality. If you're a little handy with some...
15 Safe Human Meds for Dogs

15 Safe Human Medications for Dogs

We all have a friend of a friend whose sister is a vet tech and she says it’s perfectly fine to give to...
25 Ways to Manage Diabetes in Dogs

25 Ways to Manage Diabetes in Dogs [Infographic]

Diabetes is a disease of the endocrine system which manages everything including hormones, metabolism, growth and development in the dog. In the case of...
12 Must-Haves for Camping With Your Dog

12 Must-Haves for Camping With Your Dog

These some of the most important things to bring with you if you’re going camping with your furry best friend. If you're yet to try...
Vet Tips on How to Care for Senior Dogs

6 Vet’s Tips on How to Care for Senior Dogs

Our pets today live much longer than they did a few decades ago, thanks to advancements in veterinary care and a variety of medicine,...
Kids vs Dogs - Differences and Similarities of Raising Children and Dogs

Kids vs Dogs: Differences and Similarities in Raising Them

As a devoted pet parent, you have likely made the comparison of pet parenthood to being a human parent. You have also likely heard...
Truths of homemade dog food recipes

20 Pros, Cons and Myths About Homemade Dog Foods

Pet owners know that homemade dog food can be a great nutritional choice for their canines when done right. If done incorrectly, however, it...
Renting with Dogs - Top 8 Tips for Leasing ApartmentHouse as a Pet Owner

8 Tips for Leasing Apartment/House as a Pet Owner

Finding a good apartment or house as a pet owner can be difficult since a landlord is likely to prefer a tenant without pets....