Deal­ing with Sib­ling Rivalry

Deal­ing with Sib­ling Rivalry   Dog own­ers are keen­ly aware of the many ben­e­fits of shar­ing their life with a dog. But did you know that numer­ous sci­en­tif­ic stud­ies have found that dog own­er­ship has a sig­nif­i­cant pos­i­tive impact on our health,...

Size Mat­ters! Small Dog Syndrome

Small dogs are uneven­ly rep­re­sent­ed on bite sta­tis­tic reports, which many attribute to the “small dog syn­drome”.  Small dog syn­drome is hypoth­e­sized to be inter­play of genet­ic fac­tors, own­er han­dling and lack of train­ing cre­at­ing an over­all...

Exer­cise ben­e­fits for Anx­ious Dogs

Exer­cise and the high anx­i­ety dog  Lucin­da Glen­ny MSc Ani­mal Wel­fare, HBSc Psy­chol­o­gy, CPDT-KA Anx­i­ety is a feel­ing of unease or fear of occur­ring events. It can cause pan­ic attacks, which make     the body seize up and...

Sen­si­tive Learn­ing Stages in Puppies

An excerpt from a full research study: Effects of Ear­ly Social Stim­uli on Adult Tem­pera­ment in Dogs (Can­is familiaris) There have been numer­ous stud­ies on a vari­ety of species inves­ti­gat­ing the pos­i­tive affect of ear­ly social­iza­tion and expo­sure...
Dogs on the bed!

Dogs on the bed!

What bet­ter way to spend qual­i­ty time with  your dog than to share your bed with them?  Dogs love com­fort just as much as humans do and being close to their human is as good as it gets.  There has been sig­nif­i­cant research done sur­round­ing...