The last few decades of research have shown that animals are smart. Jane Goodall’s pioneering studies on chimpanzees revealed that they used tools, formed complicated alliances and were emotionally complex. More recent studies show that whales
Taking your dog for a walk is great for your dog’s health and happiness, unfortunately, too many dogs are poorly behaved when on a leash, and others you encounter can present hazards for your pup. By following these simple techniques, you make
Getting a new puppy is a joyous occasion, but it is not without its share of headaches either. When you’re training your new addition and running into hurdle after to hurdle, it’s easy to feel like your puppy will never learn. The bad new
Dogs are stinkin' cute, but sometimes they just plain stink... especially when they eat feces! And now that adorable stool-snacking dog wants to give you a big sloppy kiss! Here's why dogs and puppies eat poop and how to make them stop.
You had your New Year’s Resolutions all in place. Get moving! Get healthy! But since then it has been cold and gross and bleh. If you’re looking for some (almost) mid-month inspiration to get things back on track, remember that January is
As the temperature drops, there will be days when the weather is too cold, or just too frightful, for you and your pup to spend quality time outside. Before cabin fever sets in, here are some fun ways you and your dog can stay entertained inside.
Adopting your first puppy is an exciting adventure. Having a furry companion around can be a positive, uplifting change for and your family. However, getting a pup might seem a tiny bit daunting, especially if you have no experience with dogs
It is a behavior typically seen in cartoons, but it does bleed into reality. Many dogs have a problem with the mailman who shows up practically every day. Most pet owners attribute this to the dog wanting to protect its property. However, it is annoy
Many people confuse a therapy dog with a service dog. There’s a definite difference between the two. Therapy dogs are trained go with their handlers (usually their owners) to volunteer at places like hospitals, nursing homes, schools, e
You love your dog, but what should you do if your dog has a reputation for being rough or way too fearful? Sometimes, canines can become overprotective of owners, which results in negative behavior, such as aggressive barking, snarling, hiding or eve