Your Dog Knows When You Are Upset and Wants to Help

Your Dog Knows When You Are Upset and Wants to Help Have you ever been feeling sad or broken down into tears, only to find that your dog rushes quickly by your side? A recent study suggests that dogs not only observe when you are upset or need help, they also will quickly come to your aid to assist. This research, which was published in the journal, Learning and Behavior showed how dogs moved more quickly to get to their owners when they were making crying noises, rather than when they were humming a familiar tune. A total of 34 dogs of various breeds, size, and ages and their owners… Read More Continue Reading

Some Dogs Can Detect Coronavirus in Human Sweat

Some Dogs Can Detect Coronavirus in Human Sweat It has been found that the sweat of people who have COVID-19 has a very specific smell that humans cannot detect. However, it turns out that some dogs have the ability to sniff it out. Very recently, researchers across the globe have been working on training canines to identify the coronavirus through scent. It has been reported that some dogs are so good at sniffing it out that they succeed 100% of the time. About the Study In the initial test, eight specially-trained Belgian Malinois were used. Many of these dogs had already been working with emergency responders and firefighters. Some of… Read More Continue Reading

Calculating Dog Age in Human Years

Calculating Dog Age in Human Years Everyone knows that dogs have a shorter lifespan than humans do. However, knowing approximately how many people years your dog’s age equals may be helpful for you to understand what stage of life your dog is currently living in. Let’s take a look at a few different factors that help determine your dog’s age in ‘human years.’ The Traditional Calculation Dating all the way back to the 1950s is the most commonly known way to calculate how old your dog is in relation to human years. You simply take the number of birthdays that your dog has had and multiply this number by 7.… Read More Continue Reading

5 Tips for Working at Home with Your Dog

5 Tips for Working at Home with Your Dog Working out of your home is certainly convenient, but it can also present many challenges. Distractions are perhaps the biggest hurdle to overcome. This is particularly true if these distractions are living and breathing creatures that need us. Working at home with your dog can be a perk, but is also a responsibility. Here are 5 tips that may help your day with your dog run smoother. 1. Give Your Canine Attention First Whether it is our children or our pets, they have to take priority over whatever work we have to get done for the day. When it comes to… Read More Continue Reading

How to Host a Birthday Party for Your Dog

How to Host a Birthday Party for Your Dog Looking for a reason to get together with some friends and enjoy a celebration that is out-of-the-ordinary? Why not host a birthday party for your dog? Doing so is a great way to connect with fellow dog lovers, and allow your dog to revel in all of the fun and excitement! Here is how to make sure your celebration is a fun and safe event for everyone. Proper Planning Is Essential Before you even put one doggie on the guest list, think about your dog’s personality. Is he or she going to enjoy having a lot of dogs and people around… Read More Continue Reading

How to Find a Lost Hamster

How to Find a Lost Hamster Has your little critter become an expert escape artist? Hamsters are notorious for being able to wiggle their way out of your hands when you are holding them, so it should be no surprise that your fuzzy friend has managed to chew his way out of the happy home you have designed for him. Your Hamster Escaped: What Now? You are logically wondering how on Earth you are going to locate something so tiny that is able to squeeze himself into such compact spaces. To begin with, be sure to leave his cage door open, in hopes that he might decide to wander back… Read More Continue Reading

How to Create a Dog First Aid Kit

A dog first aid kit can be a lifesaver in the event of an emergency. You never know when your dog could get injured, so it’s always good to have one handy. While there are many different types of kits on the market, they all come with their own sets of supplies and equipment that may or may not work for you and your pet. This article will show you how to create a personalized canine first aid kit that is perfect for any situation! Why It’s Important to Be Prepared Things can happen that you can’t anticipate. To prevent and prepare for the worst-case scenario, it’s important to have… Read More Continue Reading

How to Find a Doggie Daycare in Your Neighborhood

Finding a good local doggy daycare facility can be difficult. There are many factors to consider when deciding where your pup will be spending his days while you are at work. Since there are so many options, the process of finding the perfect one for your needs may seem daunting – but do not worry! This blog post has all the information you need to find a reputable dog daycare in your neighborhood that’s just right for you and your four-legged friend. What is Doggie Daycare and Why Should You Consider It? Doggie daycare is a place where your dog can stay during the day while you are at work.… Read More Continue Reading

Beach Safety for Dogs

Going to the beach is wonderful entertainment. Whether you’re going on vacation or live near an ocean or lake, there are some things to consider if you plan to take your dog along with you. Here’s some basic beach safety for dogs. Keep Your Pets Cool Like people, dogs can overheat when temperatures are up. Therefore, it’s important to give your dog the same treatment as you would humans to prevent overheating. First, make sure your dog has plenty of shade and water to keep cool. If you notice they are still hot, douse them with some cool water on their belly and paws to keep them from becoming too… Read More Continue Reading

Can Dogs Sense Depression?

Have you ever had a bad day at work then come home to a sympathetic dog? Sometimes when we’re down in the dumps, our dogs seem to know just what we need to get us out of our funk. This ability to cheer us up might make you think that our dogs can sense when we’re depressed. Can dogs sense depression? Some research believes that this can be the case. Can Dogs Sense Depression? Any dog owner can probably tell you that their dog seems like they know why you feel bad. Having a rough day at work or a busy afternoon running errands seems a whole lot better when… Read More Continue Reading