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  • Dogs Won’t Love It When We Return To Work

    Dogs Won’t Love It When We Return To Work

    Transition whiplash—that describes spring 2020 for people and dogs alike. Millions of dogs accepted the constant company of people who are home all day quite seamlessly, but the next big transition is going to be a doozy. Being alone again when people return to work after months at home will pose challenges for dogs. Nobody […] More

  • These Supplements and Therapies Can Boost Your Dog's Well-Being

    These Supplements and Therapies Can Boost Your Dog’s Well-Being

    If your dog is anxious and can use a little extra help, there are many different remedies and treatments.“Dogs who are easily upset or anxious can benefit from some herbs and supplements,” says Dr. Nancy Scanlan, student services manager at the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapiess in Sydney, Australia. “The best time to use them […] More

  • Activities for Senior Dogs

    Activities for Senior Dogs

    You don’t need to have served in the military to embrace the idea of “no old dog left behind.” In this case, consider ways to include dogs that are elderly or otherwise not very mobile in your outings. This can include car rides or trips with you in a bike basket, stroller or even a […] More

  • Memorable TV Moments Featuring Dogs

    Memorable TV Moments Featuring Dogs

    Right about now, you’ve probably watched every show on your list of lists—best thrillers, top 10 crime procedurals, the freshest rom-coms—and are considering working your way through documentaries … WWII battles anyone? Well, for your viewing pleasure, we’ve put together a list of our favorite television shows with a canine theme, all available via streaming. […] More

  • Caring for Street Dogs in India

    Caring for Street Dogs in India

    We asked Sindhoor Pangal, a canine behavioral consultant and the director of BHARCS in Bangalore, India, to tell us how things are going in India, another country that is experiencing stay-at-home restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This is what she has to say about how the street dogs have been affected. India has been […] More

  • Q&A with Susie Green, author of Dogs in Art

    Q&A with Susie Green, author of Dogs in Art

    Dogs in Art is a refreshing primer on a subject old as time, as evidenced by Egyptian and pre-Columbian artifacts highlighted by author Susie Green in this seminal work. A handsome, well-researched book, it strikes the perfect balance between an academic thesis and a popular art history tour. In her new book, Susie Green takes […] More

  • We’re Crushing on These Dogs Interrupting Weather Forecasts

    We’re Crushing on These Dogs Interrupting Weather Forecasts

    It’s difficult enough to do the weather from home when you work for a major metro TV station. How much more difficult is it when your dogs keep getting in the shot? Or, even worse, when someone rings the doorbell during a live forecast? That’s the situation facing Evan Andrews, the morning meteorologist for Dallas’ […] More

  • Is My Dog’s Crotch Sniffing Normal?

    Is My Dog’s Crotch Sniffing Normal?

    Some of the behaviours that dogs perform are super cute. That confused semi-turn of their head or when they nuzzle into our bodies have charmed great affection from us. However, other behaviours can be quite embarrassing and borderline rude in the social circles of humans. Owners will often try to suppress these instinctive animal antics […] More

  • Coronavirus in Dogs & other pets

    The reports from reliable organizations have cleared the questions haunting the worried pet parents- can animals spread Coronavirus- especially dogs and cats? Does the pandemic mean they have to part from their pets? No, it doesn’t- mostly. Extensive researches and experiments were conducted by several organizations in different parts of the world. Many of them […] More

  • Coronovirus in Dogs and pets and their symptoms

    The reports from reliable organizations have cleared the questions haunting the worried pet parents- can animals spread Coronavirus- especially dogs and cats? Does the pandemic mean they have to part from their pets? No, it doesn’t- mostly. Extensive researches and experiments were conducted by several organizations in different parts of the world. Many of them […] More

  • Can Dogs Eat Bananas? Super Foods for Dogs

    Can Dogs Eat Bananas? Super Foods for Dogs

    Yes, dogs can eat bananas! Bananas, which are available year round either fresh or freeze dried, are a great treat for your dog. Bananas are wonderful for dogs because they are high in potassium, fiber and magnesium.  Bananas are great for muscles and protein building in the body plus they provide loads of Vitamin B6 […] More

  • A dog on the grass chewing his feet and paws.

    Why Do Dogs Chew Their Feet? Reasons Why and What to Do

    I’ve been known to put my foot in my mouth. But dogs do it on purpose. So, why do dogs chew their feet? The answer isn’t as straightforward as you might think. Sure, there’s a simple explanation for the behavior. “A dog is essentially trying to scratch the itch,” says Christopher Pachel, DVM, owner of […] More

  • How to Deal With Your Dog's Spring Fever

    How to Deal With Your Dog’s Spring Fever

    Spring is here, and as the nights get shorter and the days get longer and warmer, you and your dog can spend more time outdoors. We all get cabin fever during the winter months, and it is always a relief to see the trees start to bud, the flowers begin to bloom and smell that […] More

  • Humping, Scooting And Eating Poop – Why Are Dogs So Weird!

    Humping, Scooting And Eating Poop – Why Are Dogs So Weird!

    Dogs perform many behaviours that we and our friends think are adorable. They also perform some quite unsavoury ones, with many of us trying to stop them in their tracks. However as off-putting as it might be, our dogs are usually just carrying out very instinctive animal behaviours. Dogs are dogs at the end of […] More

  • What’s Really on My Dog’s Mind?

    What’s Really on My Dog’s Mind?

    What is it like to be a dog? What does your dog think? Perhaps at times you guess he says something like, “Oh come on, lady, just pour the kibble in my bowl and feed me.” Well, if you’re Alexandra Horowitz, PhD, there’s no guessing. She has a pretty good idea what it’s like to […] More

  • Can Dogs Eat Blueberries? Super Foods for Dogs

    Can Dogs Eat Blueberries? Super Foods for Dogs

    Yes, dogs can eat blueberries! Blueberries, which are available year round either fresh, frozen or freeze dried, are a great treat for your dog. The deep blue color comes from anthocyanidins, which are potent antioxidants, and the berries also supply Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin E, phytochemicals, manganese and fiber.  Phytochemicals are chemical compounds produced […] More

  • Detection Dogs in Training to Sniff Out Covid-19

    Detection Dogs in Training to Sniff Out Covid-19

    Human diseases and health conditions—including a variety of cancers, diabetes, UTIs, epilepsy and malaria—have odor signatures. Lucky for us, dogs are experts in identifying them, using their special superpower: their sense of smell. Their latest challenge? Covid-19. A lot of out-of-the-box thinking has been deployed in the race to find ways to identify and treat […] More

  • Top Coronavirus Aide’s Last Job Was Breeding Dogs

    Top Coronavirus Aide’s Last Job Was Breeding Dogs

    News flash: Former Labradoodle breeder tapped to lead U.S. pandemic task force. WASHINGTON (Reuters). On January 21, the day the first U.S. case of coronavirus was reported, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) appeared on Fox News to report the latest on the disease as it ravaged China. Alex Azar, […] More

  • China officially classifies dogs as pets, not livestock

    China officially classifies dogs as pets, not livestock

    In the April 2020 issue of Petfood Industry, learn about professionals’ confidence level, pet microbiome research, vitamin K’s nutritional value to dogs and cats and discover how Scotch whisky byproducts become pet food ingredients. READ MORE in Petfood Industry magazine Original Source link More

  • Film Premiere: “California Landslide: A Dog’s True Story”

    Film Premiere: “California Landslide: A Dog’s True Story”

    In May 2017, the largest coastal landslide in California’s history buried the scenic Pacific Coast Highway under more than 1 million tons of dirt and rock. A new documentary short film produced by Dana Richardson and Sarah Zentz, California Landslide: A Dog’s True Story is the captivating account of the two filmmakers and their beloved […] More

  • Dancers & Dogs Are A Pet Project

    Dancers & Dogs Are A Pet Project

    The power and elegance of professional ballet dancers combined with the fun and flair of dogs. The results are imaginative, artistic photographs from a project called Dancers & Dogs that is the work of wife and husband photographers Kelly Pratt and Ian Kreidich of St. Louis. They have been the St. Louis Dance Company photographers […] More

  • CBD Oil for Dogs with Cancer: Possible Benefits and More

    CBD Oil for Dogs with Cancer: Possible Benefits and More

    Let’s be absolutely clear: CBD oil alone is not a cure for cancer in dogs. We have seen some CBD manufacturers try to imply this, and quite frankly, we think it’s irresponsible. It’s also unnecessary. The fact is that there are many research-backed ways that CBD oil may offer important support to a well-designed cancer-treatment […] More

  • Chinese Gov Proposes to Reclassify Dogs and Ban Dog Meat Trade

    Chinese Gov Proposes to Reclassify Dogs and Ban Dog Meat Trade

    Animal Wellness Action, and the Animal Wellness Foundation lauded a proposal issued by China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs this week. This month, the Chinese government published a draft of a new list of animals that can be traded for meat that included pigs, cows, chickens and sheep, but excluded dogs and cats according to […] More

  • Singapore welcomes ‘larger’ dogs in public housing

    Singapore welcomes ‘larger’ dogs in public housing

    Singaporean dog lovers are applauding their government’s recent move that lets them keep larger, local mixed-breed dogs in their public housing apartments. Under Project ADORE (ADOption and REhoming of dogs), which was formalized in 2012 and made permanent in 2014 after starting as a pilot program, the Singapore Animal and… Original Source link More

  • Why Do Dogs Stink When Wet?

    Why Do Dogs Stink When Wet?

    It’s counterintuitive: You give your dog a bath, and he comes out smelling worse. Why do dogs stink when they’re wet? The answer is pretty gross: The pungent scent is triggered by the excrement of living microbes on your dog. “The smell on the skin of dogs is a result of normal microorganisms that live […] More

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