Are These The Top 24 Cutest Dog Breeds In The World?

The Cutest Dog Breeds Choosing the cutest dog breeds is so difficult. You see I love all dogs, just can't help myself! I have to confess though some dogs are cuter than...

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Are Dogs Really Our Best Friends or Family?

An analysis of data from 107,597 dog welfare complaints is very discouraging. If dogs really are our best friends and family members, why do we view and treat them as...

Changing Behavior of India’s Street Dogs During Lockdown

India's government has declared feeding "streeties" to be an essential service. I'm extremely pleased to offer this very valuable "on the ground" guest essay by Sindhoor Pangal, Principal & Director at BHARC, Bangalore, India....

How To Bond With Your Dog And Why It’s So Important

How To Bond With Your Dog Learning how to bond with your dog is crucial because it won't happen automatically. Yes you did it. You went out and found the...

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“Are Dogs Really Hard-Wired to Manipulate Us?”

There's no evidence that dogs routinely try to take advantage of people. A few months ago, Betsy emailed me to ask, "Are dogs really hard-wired...

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I was sitting in the driving seat of the Ford Ranger, seat reclined, feet resting on the frame of my open door, watching the interactions of two lilac breasted rollers in the mimosa trees on the other side of...

Companion Animals Help People with Mental Health Problems

A review of research analyzed the extent, nature, and quality of the evidence For many people, sharing their lives with a companion animal (aka pet)...

Elderly Dog Care – Seven Habits of Highly Effective Owners

Dogs Are Living Much Longer Man's best friend is living longer than ever. This is due to our beloved canines' increased status as family member....

Dogs and Cats: Their Brains, Faces, Blinking Eyes, and Us

New research clarifies various aspects of how dogs and cats communicate with us. Two recent essays about dogs and cats caught my eye, and the...

Are Ultrasonic Dog Training Devices Really Safe and Humane?

These popular training devices may spell trouble for dogs. The way we live is often mirrored by how our companion animals live. One example of...

Managing your dog’s weight and how to keep it under control

For many of us pooch lovers, managing our dog’s weight is a constant battle with the scales. But that struggle can go both ways....

BARF Dog Food – What Is It And Is It Good For Dogs

The Problems With Non BARF Dog Food Dogs are prey animals that existed in the wild as carnivores eating primarily raw meat and bones. Wild...

Do Dogs Understand the Consequences of Their Own Actions?

New research shows they do, as do other ecologically valid studies. For the past few days, my email inbox has been ringing with references to...

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