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Scientists Found Hormones Causing Aggression in Dogs

Biologists at the University of Arizona have recently made progress in understanding dog behavior by discovering the role some hormones play in canine aggression. Every...

Dog Sounds: What Is Your Dog Telling You?

Dogs talk! They might not ask you how your day was, but they do indeed have their own set of vocalizations they communicate through....

Scientists Now Understand How Rabies Works in the Dog’s Brain

Researchers made a recent discovery about rabies in dogs which sheds light on how this mysterious virus works to change its host’s behavior. Researchers at...

Studies Say When Dogs Lick Their Mouths, You’re Stressing Them Out

Recent scientific findings indicate that a dog licking its mouth is a direct response to what they perceive as anger in humans. Have you...

Study: Like Humans, Dogs Don’t Sleep Well After Stressful Experiences

A new study confirms that, like us, dogs experience interrupted sleep patterns when dealing with stressful situations. While we understand that our dogs are...

Study Shows How People Empathize More with Dogs than Humans

Researchers have discovered that suffering in animals produces more sadness for people than suffering in their fellow humans. These days, we have all the world’s...

The Science and Psychology of Dog Language: Does Your Dog Get...

Nearly all dog owners talk to their pets, but how much meaning do the dogs absorb? Certainly dogs understand how to follow commands we’ve...

Dogs Communicate to Us Using Facial Expressions

Recent studies show that dogs love when we smile, and give us those sad “puppy eyes” on purpose. Dogs and humans have lived alongside...

Dogs May Be More Self-Aware Than We Thought

Dogs seem to have more self-awareness than we originally attributed to them, thanks to some new realizations about their perceptions. As dog lovers, we...

4 Science-Based Tips for Keeping Senior Dogs Healthy

Ask any dog owner and they will tell you that the worst part of owning a canine companion is the fact that they don't...

13 Science-based Ways to Deal With Worms in Dogs

Dogs can be victims of intestinal parasites known as worms. These parasites can cause mild symptoms such as stomach upset and diarrhea, but if...

Turmeric for Dogs 101: Can Our Dogs Take It?

Turmeric is a herb that has been used for thousands of years in cooking and to treat a wide variety of medical conditions. Scientific...

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Why No-Pull Dog Harnesses and Collars Are the Safest Choice

It's very common for dogs to pull on their leashes when you walk them. Dog leash pulling is one of the most common behavioral...

12 Dog Eye Infection Treatments and Preventatives

Hang on! Did your dog just wink at you? Unusual winking, blinking, rubbing, or pawing at the eyes is your dog’s way of telling...

How to Train Dogs to Use Pet Stairs and Ramps [Infographic]

There's a number of reasons why pet owners may find pet stairs and ramps useful. They're particularly helpful for senior dogs with arthritis, dogs...

25 Clever Tips on Shopping for Dog Food on a Tight...

As a pet parent you want to provide the best quality food for your dog, but when the purse strings are tight it can...

7 Types of Flooring for Your Dog’s Safety and Health

Whether you’re considering purchasing a new home or remodeling an existing house/apartment, the choice of which floor to use is one of the most...

What and How to Feed Pregnant and Nursing Dogs

Pregnant dogs require a lot of care and attention. One of the most crucial aspects to focus on is your pregnant dog's diet. But...

Doga 101: Benefits and Precautions of Doing Yoga With Dogs

Have you ever heard of Doga? It's yoga... with dogs! If you haven't heard of this before (where have you been?!) I guarantee this article will...

13 Helpful Tips for Rescuing a Dog from a Shelter

Adopting a dog from a shelter is not as simple as you might think. A lot of things could easily go wrong in the process,...

Veterinarian’s Guide on Flea Collars for Dogs

Fleas have been a nuisance to dogs and their human companions for a millennia. In the last 50 years, flea control has become much...

Anise and Catnip for Dogs: What You Need to Know

Even dog owners are familiar with the concept of catnip. This herb affect cats the way some drugs affect humans. It's a great tool...