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Why You Should Talk To Your Dog

Why You Should Talk To Your Dog

It is known that talking to one’s baby improves bonding between parent and child. Well, many pet owners view their pets as their own children, but does talking to your dog in the same way as you would a human infant have the same bonding effect? A

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Keeping Your Dog Calm This Summer

Keeping Your Dog Calm This Summer

Every year, countless American dogs panic, hide, or even run away on July 4, terrified by the loud fireworks and boisterous barbecues that their humans enjoy so much. For many dogs and dog owners, Independence Day, as well as the rest of summer, can be an unhappy

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Protect Your Dog From Dog Park Bullies

Protect Your Dog From Dog Park Bullies

Dog parks can be a great place to let your dog socialize and burn off some excess energy. But can you tell when play between dogs has gone from fun roughhousing to bullying? Check out these tips: How to Spot a Dog-Park Bully Bullying means one dog

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U.S. Postal Service Releases Annual Dog Attack City Rankings

U.S. Postal Service Releases Annual Dog Attack City Rankings

SAN DIEGO — The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide reached 6,244 in 2017 — more than 500 fewer than 2016. Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is showcasing technology that alerts mail carriers of potential attacks while releasing its annual list of cities where

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Ten Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner

Ten Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner

Studies have shown that just watching cat videos on the internet can boost a person’s energy and create positive emotions—so it’s no surprise that actual cat ownership has a number of benefits. Here are a few: 1. OWNING A CAT IS BETTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. If you’re

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Boredom Busters For Cats

Boredom Busters For Cats

When the weather is beautiful, many of us spend more time outdoors enjoying the sunshine. As a result, your cat is left at home alone more often than in other times. Cats make great companions and because of their independent nature, they are content being home alone.

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Five Tips for Solving Behavior Problems

Five Tips for Solving Behavior Problems

By Barbara Heidenreich Parrots can provide us with great joy in our lives. However, at times their behavior seems completely inappropriate for the home. Sometimes these unwanted behaviors can lead to desperate efforts to find a new home for a beloved parrot. While some unwanted behavior may

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Pet Therapy Can Combat Homesickness

Pet Therapy Can Combat Homesickness

The expression “dog is man’s best friend” might have more weight in the case of first-year university students suffering from homesickness, according to a new UBC study. The study shows that animal-assisted therapy can help students combat homesickness and could be a useful tool in lowering post-secondary drop-out

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Teaching an older dog new tricks: Six things you should know

Teaching an older dog new tricks: Six things you should know

More people are adopting older dogs, according to recent news reports and books, but this raises a question: Can you actually train an older dog? The answer is a resounding yes, in spite of the time-worn cliché that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. So

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Biofields? Dogs hearts found to beat in sync with their owners

Biofields? Dogs hearts found to beat in sync with their owners

The concept of biofields – fields of energy that extend beyond the body – forms the major basis of many types of traditional, holistic and alternative medicine. Now, scientific support for this idea may have come in the form of an experiment performed on owners and their

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