Behavior

Family Unhappy with Service Dog’s Training

“We were told she would be able to pick up peanut residue on your fingers,” Judy said. “They made me believe it was my fault.” Read more

Kittens Just Can’t Resist Hugging This Dog

“Lucas and I have fostered eight kittens so far. Seven bottle babies and another current special needs cat,” said Karen. “Yes, Con has gotten hugs from each and every one!” Read more

Dogs are Being Trained to Sniff out Prostate Cancer

The testing being done to see if dogs can in fact sniff out cancer in a similar way to the various other organic compounds they have been trained to pick up. So far, the testing has about a 98% accuracy as to dogs being able to detect prostate cancer. Read more

Deaf Dog Finds Forever Home with Deaf Woman

Cindy Koch has always wanted a deaf dog. When asked why she would give the same reply every time. “Because I’m deaf and we want to relate to her, and understand how she feels- (we) want to communicate with her through signing, teach her signing.” Read more

Dog Carries Abandoned Newborn Child to Shelter

“She took it like a puppy and rescued it,” Chief Salcedo told CNN. “The doctors told us if she hadn’t done this, he would have died.” Read more

Silly Dog Chases Birds and Gets Stuck on Roof

There was nothing the pet owners could do to bring the silly canine inside. Firefighters were called to come rescue the pet. Read more

And You Think You Sleep Strangely?

This position is not just for sleeping, however. She also plays with chew toys this way, and even prefers gnawing a tasty bone up there, too. Read more

Four-Legged Car Vandal Caught on Tape

Now that “the culprit has been identified,” the canine delinquent will be stopped before inflicting future damages to private property. Read more

Great Dane Accused of Attacking Dog Cleared by Investigation

“Following completion of an investigation, including a canine autopsy of Buddy, which was authorized by his owner, it was determined that there were no puncture marks, crushing or other identifiable cause of death of Buddy. Further, the County has been unable to locate the other dog witnesses describe was involved. Additionally, the County had a behavioral review conducted of Zeus,” says Colene McEntee. Read more

Amazon UK Bans the Sale of Prong Collars

To the people who say, “My dog has never been hurt on this, and it’s the only way he can learn self-control,” answer this question: would you use a prong collar on your children to teach them self-control? Read more

Untrained Dog Saves Child Life by Acting as Hypo Alert Dog

The dog spent much of that night behaving unusually, trying to grab anyone’s attention, and hoping to lead them to the child in need. Read more

Colorado's Dog Protection Act is the First in US

The legislation will require sheriff and police departments to offer three-hour online courses for how to recognize and understand dog behaviors, as well as use non-lethal methods to control them when necessary. Read more

Pages:« Prev123456Next »