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How to Know If Your Dog Is Upset?

Dogs are extremely expressive animals, as long as you know what signs to look for. The body language of a dog is just as...

Does Growing Up With a Dog Reduce A Child’s Risk of...

Having a family dog is great for children. Well, actually, it’s great for everyone in the home, but I’m a little biased. Growing up...

Study Shines Light On Why We Choose Certain Dogs

Most dog lovers have a certain breed that they hold near and dear to their heart. They may love all dogs, or at least...

14 Scientifically Proven Cases Where Dogs are Better than Doctors

Dogs make wonderful pets. They are great listeners, very loyal and loving companions. Many people say their lives would be empty without their dog. Pet...

Let’s Talk: Confusion About Negative Reinforcement During Dog Training

Good morning, readers, and happy Wednesday! I hope you're enjoying your week so far and that you had time to catch my column last...

New Study Proves We’re Making Dogs Lazy

When you think about it, it seems like common sense. We do everything for our dogs. We provide their dog food, water and shelter....

Air Canada Pilot Diverts Plane to Save a Dog

Every pet owner that flies with their pet spends the entire flight worrying about their beloved companion stowed away in the cargo space underneath...

Play With Your Dog And Perform Scientific Research At the Same...

Over the past decade or so, scientists have been exploring canine cognition and behavior in much greater detail than ever before. As humans develop...

New Research Studies the Science Behind Canine Noise Sensitivities

We have a dog that is terrified of loud noises. If we’re in the yard and she hears gun shots or fireworks off in...

Korean Lab Has Nearly Perfected Dog Cloning

Junichi Fukuda leaves his home in Tokyo every Friday afternoon to catch a plane to Seoul’s Gimpo International Airport. When he gets off the...

Cons of Operant Conditioning: Is Your Dog a Gambling Addict?

In the 70s, there was a lot of unrest accompanied by paranoia over a theory of behavior surfacing in psychology. Never mind that the...

New Breed Finder Tool Released By Vetstreet.com

Vetstreet.com is a site dedicated to providing pet owners with trusted, authoritative health information about their companion animals. They also understand how important it...

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4 Tips & Tricks for Navigating Peak Flea and Tick Season

Here it comes... the dreaded peak flea and tick season. For us pet owners, while we love those sunny beach trips and walking in the...
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Have Pet, Will Travel: Guide to Spring or Summer Trips with...

In Partnership with Merck Animal Health In my opinion, there's no better time to travel with your pet than in either spring or summer. The weather's...
Can I Afford A Dog

Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
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How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...