Category: Dog Blog
Debunking The ‘Study’ That Dogs Hate Hugs

Debunking The ‘Study’ That Dogs Hate Hugs

Some animal studies are lame, like the one that found horses prefer bananas over carrots. Some are inane, like the one that discovered coyotes would indeed kill pet cats they ...

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Do Therapy Dogs In Schools Improve Student Performance?

Do Therapy Dogs In Schools Improve Student Performance?

Increasingly, school educators асrоѕѕ thе country аnd еvеn internationally аrе starting tо realize thе benefits оf therapy dogs in the school environment. Unfortunately, thе ...

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How to Stop and Prevent Dog Barking

How to Stop and Prevent Dog Barking

Dogs are motivated to bark by a variety of reasons. Greeting – This playful barking is often accompanied by tail wags and happy jumping. Desire – Dogs may communicate a ...

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Will Allowing Dogs at Work Benefit Your Company?

Will Allowing Dogs at Work Benefit Your Company?

We've all heard the statistics that people with pets are happier, healthier and enjoy faster recovery times when they do fall ill or have surgery. What you may not heard, however, ...

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Choke, Prong and Shock Collars: Effective Tool or Unnecessary Risk?

Choke, Prong and Shock Collars: Effective Tool or Unnecessary Risk?

Dog collars used in combination with appropriate behavioral modification techniques can be efficacious; however, overuse and inappropriate use are common. The use of these collars ...

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Top 6 Life Lessons We Can Learn from Our Dogs

Top 6 Life Lessons We Can Learn from Our Dogs

While some folks may long to be rich, famous, immortal or have 88 million Twitter followers, I have a much more modest proposal. I want to be my dog. Nary a day goes by that I ...

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Rewarding Your Dog: Why and How it Works

Rewarding Your Dog: Why and How it Works

Teaching dogs to behave in response to a command is an integral part of enjoying canine companions. Learning to sit, stay and walk on a leash make it possible for dogs and humans ...

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Most Common Causes of Dog Diarrhea

Most Common Causes of Dog Diarrhea

Diarrhea is never pleasant for anyone. And diarrhea in a dog is flat-out horrible. When your canine companion has “to go” every five minutes, or frequent and watery bowel ...

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Dos and Don’ts of Bicycling with Your Dog

Dos and Don’ts of Bicycling with Your Dog

Ever gone crazy with envy when you see a dog owner pedaling happily away on a bicycle with a loyal dog merrily galloping by their side? Me neither. But I do have a high-energy dog ...

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He’s Not Spoiled, He’s My Dog: In Defense of ‘Crazy’ Pet Owners

He’s Not Spoiled, He’s My Dog: In Defense of ‘Crazy’ Pet Owners

When my boyfriend and I went on our very first vacation together, he slept in the hotel armchair. And it wasn’t because we were particularly coy or chaste. It was because there ...

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