As dog owners, we feel like our dogs are supposed to love us as we love them. While dogs loving their owners might sound like something humans make up, dog behavior often proves that our canine friends truly care about us. In fact, studies have confirmed that most dog bites happen to strangers and not dog owners. Why is this? Dogs don’t bite their owners because they … [Read more...] about Why Do Most Dogs Never Bite Their Owners?
Can You Have Different Rules for Different Dogs?
If you plan on bringing a new puppy into your home and you already have another dog, you may wonder if it’s okay to establish different rules. Or maybe you and your partner have contrasting rules, like your partner doesn't mind if one dog is on the couch while the other has to be off the sofa. Will your dogs understand what’s happening with inconsistent rules like this, or … [Read more...] about Can You Have Different Rules for Different Dogs?
Will Your Dog Forget You When You Leave for College?
Most of dog owners cannot take a dog with them to college. Unfortunately, college itself can take up to six years to complete. That's a long time not to come back to your furry friend. So, regardless if you see your dog after months or years in college, the question of whether your dog will forget you when you leave for college can be troubling. Your dog will not … [Read more...] about Will Your Dog Forget You When You Leave for College?
Why Does Your Old Dog Keep Wanting To Go Outside?
When your dog gets older, it may start to exhibit behaviors that strike you as odd or unusual. For instance, your old dog may suddenly show you that it wants to go outside more often than before. Why does this happen? Should you worry about it? Your old dog keeps wanting to go outside because it may be suffering from anxiety, depression, or Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome. … [Read more...] about Why Does Your Old Dog Keep Wanting To Go Outside?
Can a Reactive Dog Be Completely Cured?
Reactive dogs can have unusual or sometimes aggressive reactions when they are overly excited, stressed, or anxious. This behavior causes difficulties in their everyday lives and brings challenges to you as their owner. Is reactiveness a problem that can be dealt with for good? A reactive dog can’t be completely cured, but it can be effectively treated, becoming calmer when … [Read more...] about Can a Reactive Dog Be Completely Cured?
Why Do Big Dogs Think They Are Small?
Big dogs can look intimidating thanks to their massive size, but some behave like lap dogs! These huge pups might climb into your lap for a cuddle, roll onto their back for a tummy rub, or run away in terror from smaller animals like cats. But why do big dogs think they are small? Big dogs do not think they’re smaller than they are, although they might … [Read more...] about Why Do Big Dogs Think They Are Small?
How To Help a Bored Dog That Won’t Play With Toys
Seeing your dog enjoy their newest squeaker or plush toy can make you just as happy as they are, but what happens when your pup refuses to play with their toys? The best way to help bored dogs become more engaged with their toys is to invest in a variety of toys. Diversifying the type of toys you offer can ensure that dogs are stimulated mentally and physically. You can … [Read more...] about How To Help a Bored Dog That Won’t Play With Toys
How To Overcome The Loss of a Dog
Losing a dog is painful, end of story. Over the years I’ve lost many dogs, like most lifelong dog owners. Yet losing a dog is a natural part of owning a dog since our human lives are almost always much longer than the life of a dog. I’ve concluded that when we learn how to overcome the loss of a dog, particularly as children, we are better prepared for the loss of … [Read more...] about How To Overcome The Loss of a Dog
Dog Boarding in Phoenix
Looking to for a safe and fun facility that offers dog boarding in Phoenix? You’re in good hands. I’ve done the research and compiled a list of some of the best kennels for dog boarding in Phoenix to save you time! In this article, you’ll discover: The top 10 best dog boarding facilities in Phoenix What makes these dog boarding facilities extra special Fun … [Read more...] about Dog Boarding in Phoenix
Dog Rescues in Columbus Ohio
We’ve done the research and compiled a list of some of the best dog rescues in Columbus, Ohio, so you don’t have to! In this article, you’ll discover: The top dog rescues in Columbus, Ohio How to adopt with each rescue What makes these rescues special Background information and certifications And more 1. Columbus Humane Located in Hilliard, Columbus … [Read more...] about Dog Rescues in Columbus Ohio