By using something called a DogPhone, Doctor Ilyena Hirskyi-Douglas hopes to have taken a first step towards alleviating separation anxiety, and more.
When humans change the clock, it can affect dogs more strongly. Here are a few ways your dog might struggle when Daylight Saving Time ends.
According to a study posted in Animal Cognition, scientists have determined that your dog’s head tilt may link to how they process memory.
October 26th is Howl At The Moon Day! Here are a few of the reasons your pooch gets loud like a lunar lunatic and howls at the moon.
A new study from the University of Helsinki in Finland found that dog behavioral disorders resemble human ones, specifically ADHD and OCD.
Most dog parents have experienced a pooch leaning on their legs at least once in their lives. Your dog simply sits or stands next to you and casually leans a bulk of their weight against your calf. But why do they do it?
While eating disorders are well known in humans, not many people know about the eating disorders that affect dogs. Animals have different reasons for having unusual eating habits, but they can be just as troubling for concerned pet parents. Here are five eating disorders that can affect dogs.
Dogs may try to escape from their homes and bolt for many reasons. Dogs who escape can run into traffic, encounter dangerous wildlife, face dognappers, or come across any number of hazardous, deadly situations. Here’s how to stop your dog’s escaping behavior.
Most dog owners can tell you that the head tilt means a dog is intrigued and experiencing something out of the ordinary. But why do they do it? Well, there are a few reasons your dog might be doing that adorable tip of the noggin.
We know the difference between an hour, day, week, month, year, and so on because of the way we experience, record, and remember time. Are dogs capable of telling time the same way? Do they have emotional responses based on how much time has passed?
In short, consent conditioning is about allowing your dog to feel comfortable and secure while carrying out certain commands and tasks. Veterinarians sometimes refer to this as “cooperative care.” Here’s what you should know.
Noise anxiety in dogs is a phobia or strong feeling of fear around loud noises, like sounds from fireworks or thunderstorms. It can result in many anxious behaviors or even cause dogs to bolt out of fear and get lost. Here’s what you should know, including treatment options.
Some pet parents are more attentive. Meanwhile, others sit in the shade, talking on the phone or reading a book, barely paying attention to their dog. There are a wide variety of dog parenting styles out there. Which on describes your style?
Does your dog sleep curled up? Twitch a lot? Take naps all day? The way your dog sleeps and their sleeping habits can say a lot about what they’re feeling. Sleeping habits can give clues about a dog’s health and happiness that you can interpret if you know what to look for.
While some dogs follow their pet parents everywhere they go out of sheer love, sometimes the reason why dogs stick to their humans like velcro is because of anxiety. Is your dog afraid to let you out of their sight? Here’s what you should do.
If your neighbor’s dog won’t stop barking, it can go beyond a minor annoyance. A barking dog who doesn’t belong to you can disrupt your sleep, ruin your peace of mind, or become a headache-inducing nuisance. Here are a few ways you can put a stop to a noisy neighbor pooch.
Growling is one of the many ways dogs communicate, and it’s important for humans who interact with dogs to understand what it means and the proper way to react. Here are what the different types of growls mean and ways you can react once you understand them.
Meeting people can be stressful for dogs if they aren’t used to seeing new faces. They may go into “stranger danger” mode and cower behind you or run away. Even worse, they may lash out with aggressive behavior. Here’s what you should know.
Your dog can go through a lot of anxiety at the start of Daylight Saving Time, but there are steps you can take to reduce anxiety and make it a positive transition. Here’s how your dog might be affected and what you can do about it.
Are dogs highly sentient? Well, the short answer is maybe. You probably feel like your dog is at least as sentient as some humans, but there’s science on both sides of the argument that dogs are highly sentient creatures.
Gaining a dog’s trust is one of the most important factors in any relationship between a human and a canine. This is especially so if you’re meeting a rescue dog who might have been mistreated before, or one who hasn’t been correctly socialized. Here are a few steps you can take to earn a dog’s trust.