Study Shows Dog Genes Link To Behavior And Personality
Researchers undertook an ambitious study to pin down how a dog's genes and breed affect their behavior and personality. They found that some traits, like trainability, chasing, and aggression, can be inherited.
January Is National Train Your Dog Month
This January is National Train Your Dog Month, so make a New Year's Resolution to learn something new with your four-legged friend. Your pup will appreciate it all year long!
Dog Is Suddenly Aggressive Toward Other Dogs
Why is your dog suddenly aggressive toward other dogs? Without meeting your dog, it's impossible to know for sure. That said, here are some of the most common reasons dogs begin to show aggression toward other dogs.
How The End Of Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Dog
Your dog can go through a lot of anxiety at the end of Daylight Saving Time, but there are steps you can take to reduce anxiety and make it a positive transition.
Do Dogs Dream? If So, What Do Dogs Dream About?
All dog owners wonder: do dogs dream? And if they do, what about? We can't just ask dogs to tell us about what happens when they sleep, but maybe science can help us find the answers.
Why Do Dogs Howl At The Moon?
Do dogs really howl more at a full moon? Do they think it's a ball that they'll never be able to fetch? Here are a few of the reasons your pooch gets loud like a lunar lunatic.
How A Sensitive Beagle Helped One Family Cope With The Death Of Their Father
They brought their father home to pass with his family and loved ones but the neighbor's Beagle, who was described as the "sensitive type" insisted on sitting with them...
Which Dog Groups Make The Best D&D Classes?
Is your beagle a Rogue or a Bard? Is that Great Dane of yours very Barbarian-like? We classify AKC dog groups as Dungeons & Dragons classes for your reading entertainment!
To Medicate Or Not To Medicate Your Dog
I'm not saying this is the right choice for everyone but it's the right choice for Betsy and me. I'm curious if anyone else out there has a dog with anxiety problems and if your vet prescribed drugs?
World Rabies Day Is September 28th: Vaccinate Your Pets
September 28 is World Rabies Day; U.S. vets are educating pet owners about symptoms and the importance of keeping your pets vaccinated against the disease.
How To Tell If Your Dog Is In Pain And What To Do To Help
Some dogs will let you know when they’re in pain, but for other dogs it's harder to tell...Here are some signs to look for and what you can do to help if your...
Is Your Dog Stressed? Signs And Solutions
Believe it or not, our canine companions get stressed. The circumstances and degrees of this can vary from dog to dog since no two are alike, but it's nevertheless it's something important of which all dog owners must be wary.
The Dirt On Dogs Who Dig
Does your yard look like it's been hit by a meteor shower? Different dog breeds dig for different reasons. Learn why dogs dig and how to curb your dog's digging behavior.
Would You Break Up With A Love Interest If Your Dog Didn’t Like Them?
Most of us count on our friends to help us make good choices in our relationships. Why not ask Wo-Man's Best Friend to help out too?
Gardening With Dogs: 5 Tips To Keep Your Pup Safe
While it’s always a wonderful treat to have fresh fruits and veggies available, it’s important to note that gardens and gardening can be a veritable hazard for those who own dogs.
5 Ways To Show Your Dog Love That They Can Understand
Looking to show your beloved pooch some affection? Here are five ways to say "I love you" that your dog will definitely understand.
Raising A People-Friendly Dog
Once you get your pup or dog, regardless the age, introduce him to lots of different people.
Dogs And Fireworks: An Uneasy Combo
For animals, fireworks are scary, stressful, and make our four-legged friends flee — in fact, more dogs are lost on the 4th of July than any other day of the year.
Do’s And Don’ts Of Take Your Dog To Work Day
Friday is Take Your Dog To Work Day, but before you bring Fido to the office, make sure and adhere to these simple rules to make the day enjoyable for everyone.
To Smooch, Or Not To Smooch Your Pooch
Some say that a dog's mouth is cleaner than ours but that may depend on what the dog has been up to that day. Many love doggie kisses but there's more involved...