It’s not unknown that a dog’s primary sense-organ would have to be the nose. Sure, they can see the world and it isn’t in just black and white as some would lead you to believe. Studies have shown that a dog engages the world around him or her by smells. Apparently, this also gives them a sense of time as well. According to a study done at the Dog Cognition Lab … [Read more...] about Study Finds That Dogs Can Tell What Time of Day it is by Their Nose
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The Netherlands is claiming that they have absolutely zero stray dogs now, and it's all thanks to some good legislation, making spaying and neutering services free for its citizens, and some other really great outside of the box thinking. This is quite a claim to be making, that's for sure, but if it's true than hopefully some of these things can be enacted … [Read more...] about The Netherlands Claims They Have Zero Stray Dogs Thanks to a Multi-Faceted Approach
Sometimes, what sounds like a simple question, can wind up having a very complicated answer. Questions like, “what was first, the chicken or the egg?” and countless others have kept us pondering their answers for generations. So, we pose this quandary for you to puzzle upon: what does your dog prefer, a tasty snack, or verbal praise and extra attention? Kimberly Kelly … [Read more...] about What Makes a Better Reward, Treats, or Praise?
August is one of the busiest moving months of the year. While moving can be overwhelming and stressful for people, it can be even more traumatic for pets. From watching you pack your belongings to loading the moving truck, your furry family members can become uncomfortable from too much change. Pets also have to adjust to a new environment, which can leave them … [Read more...] about Some Great Tips for Making Moving to a New Home with Your Dog Easier
Starting on July 23rd, the national Clear the Shelters campaign begins again. This is a national effort to help ease some of the overcrowding that plagues all too many shelters across the US. Last year’s campaign saw a total of 19,685 adoptions during the event, and this year it will hopefully be even more. The campaign last year was brought about through a … [Read more...] about Clear the Shelters Campaign to Start Nationally on July 23