Have you ever wondered about this phenomenon? Why do dogs jump on you? About 90 percent of dogs jump on people during some period of their life. So, researchers thought it was time to study why this behavior happens, and what affects the frequency of dogs jumping on people. What they found is that whether or not a dog jumps on you depends on various factors. Your body position, the … [Read more...] about Why Do Dogs Jump On You? Scientific Study Throws New Light On This Common Problem
Does your dog have separation anxiety? What makes certain dogs more prone to this stressful condition than others? A recent study on separation related behaviors in Labrador and Golden Retrievers in Australia sheds some new light on a common canine behavior problem. It turns out there are several factors that make a dog more likely to suffer from separation anxiety. Did you know that … [Read more...] about Does a Neutered Dog Miss You More? Scientific Study Says Yes!
Some three million dogs are relinquished to shelters each year in the USA. And the hard truth is that not all of those dogs will survive the experience. Young dogs are more likely to be re-homed by potential rescuers than senior animal shelter dogs, and old age has been a factor that puts people off adopting a pet. It also increases a dog’s chance of being returned to a shelter after … [Read more...] about Senior Animal Shelter Dogs – A New Report On Improving Their Chances
Dog medicine side effects are a common concern for pet owners. When your dog needs medical treatment it can be hard to hear that in getting him better, you might be opening him up to the possibility of some more unpleasant symptoms too. Side effects are the most challenging problem of some of our powerful drugs. And are key issues with many common medicines. Those recommending … [Read more...] about Dog Medicine Side Effects
Low fat diets for dogs come in several different forms. In today’s article we investigate low fat feeding options for dogs. Asking if low fat diets are necessary or beneficial, as well as looking at the role that dietary fat plays in canine nutrition and in treating pancreatitis in dogs. We’ll also look at the causes of pancreatitis in dogs, and investigate the link between the disease … [Read more...] about Do Dogs Need A Low Fat Diet?