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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

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...

14 Safety Tips for Adopting a Dog When You Have Kids

A dog can be a child’s best friend and playmate, but bringing a new dog home to a family with children can be worrying....

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...

21 Useful & Free Resources for Dog Owners with Kids

As dog owners and parents we have a responsibility to care for and nurture our children and dogs in a safe environment. Dogs and...

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

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...

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How to Recognize Cognitive Dysfunctions in Dogs and What You Can...

As much as we may hate to admit it, dogs age just like we do. With age comes an increasing number of health concerns,...

Dog Paw Care Guide: 7 Things Every Pet Owner Must Know

With so many other dog health issues to consider, many pet owners pay little to no attention to the health of their dog’s paws....

27 Embarrassing Dog Fails You Can Totally Relate To

How can anybody not burst out laughing when they see a pooch caught on camera in the most unfortunate moment? I mean, it is...

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...

19 Must-Know Secrets to Pick a Good Dog Food Brand

A considerable part of your dog’s health is dependent on the dog food that you feed your pup. What is it, however, that makes...

4 Factors That Cause Anxiety in Dogs (According to Research)

Most dog owners understand the importance of a nutritious diet and daily walks for a dog’s general welfare, but how many dog owners know...

9 Rational Ways to Assess Healthy Dog Food

You are what you eat. This saying is as true for dogs as it is for humans.  The inclusion of healthy foods is essential to...