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Literacy Improves in Kids Who Read to Dogs, New Study Finds

A recent study determined that second-grade students who read out loud to therapy dogs showed a marked improvement in their attitudes about reading. The study,...

Kids Don’t Know Not to Approach Frightened Dogs and It’s a...

While children understand not to approach angry dogs, they risk their safety by being unaware that frightened dogs are very likely to bite as...

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...

Dogs Now Help Treat Cancer in Kids

Researchers are looking to dogs for help in finding better treatment options for cancer in humans – particularly, children. According to veterinary oncologist Dr....

The Ultimate Guide for Raising Kids with Dogs: 17 Things Every...

Raising kids with dogs is beneficial for both the child and the dog. However, to be successful, it must be done correctly. Unfortunately, there...

10 Best Books for Dog Owners with Kids

When you decide to adopt a dog and you have kids in the family, there are many things to consider, no least of which...

Meet the Group of Second-Graders Who Helped Save an Injured Dog

A group of children banded together and raised the funds needed to give a dog the life-saving surgery he needed. Trisha Sharp is a second-grade...

How To Train A Dog To Behave Around Kids

It's important to teach our children to respect animals. Teaching them the proper way to interact with the family dog is crucial, but you'll...

How To Teach Kids To Behave Around Dogs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5BI4djlCUc Training your dog to behave around children is necessary. Dogs are unpredictable, but so are kids. That's why it's equally as important to learn how...

How to Pick the Best Dog for You Based On Your...

You shouldn’t rush into getting a dog. When choosing a pup that is right for you and your environment, there are many things to consider. By...

Cheeto May Be a Tiny Dog But She Delivers Big Smiles

Cheeto the eight pound Yorkshire Terrier may be just what the doctor ordered for the young patients at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. For...

Loving a Pet Helps Reduce Stress on Children of Military Families

Anyone that has ever loved a pet can attest to the fact that they naturally have a knack for calming our frayed nerves and...

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6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Dog Bloat)

6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Dog Bloat)

We all know that feeling after finishing a big holiday meal. You feel stuffed, and you probably regret eating that last piece of food....
Top 15 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy in the Fall

15 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy in the Fall

Fall is coming fast. The days are getting shorter and the weather is starting to get cooler. Leaves are starting to change color and...
Is Salt Bad for Dogs

Is Salt Bad for Dogs? How Much Is Safe to Consume?

There are so many human foods that are not recommended for dogs, and processed foods that we're tempted to share with our pets are...
What to Do If Dog Is Choking

What to Do If Dog Is Choking?

Our dogs are like children. They like to put different objects in their mouth and chew them or swallow them, which may result in...
Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

8 Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

Dogs are inherently pack animals, much like their wolf ancestors. Research shows that this mindset is deeply ingrained in Canis Familiaris, so to withhold...
Comparing Costs of Fresh Dog Food Delivery vs Store-bought Kibble

Comparing Costs of Fresh Dog Food Delivery vs. Store-bought Kibble

Knowing how much it will cost each month to feed your dog a specific type and/or brand of food, based on the dog’s weight,...
Dog Dental Water Additive - What It Is and How to Use It

Dog Dental Water Additive: Here’s What It Is and How to...

A dog’s dental hygiene may not be at the top of the priority list when it comes to caring for your pet, but it...

5 Most Dangerous Cancerous Tumors in Dogs

Even mentioning the word „cancer“ instills fear in dog owners and makes them think of the worst possible scenarios, and most commonly their pet's...
4 Common Ways People Abuse Animals

4 Common Ways People Abuse Animals

Abuse against animals is more common than one might think. Neglect, animal hoarding, animal fighting, and animal abuse related to violence in the home...
Dog Wart Removal - Step-by-Step Guide

Dog Wart Removal: Step-by-Step Guide

Warts in dogs, also known as canine viral papillomas or canine viral papillomatosis, is a relatively common occurrence in young pups. The immune system...