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Dogs Are Insanely Friendly Thanks to Their Genes, Say Researchers

Dogs are heartwarmingly friendly. They lick us, jump on us, would probably buy us a house if they could. We love them for it – even if sometimes they're a little too over enthusiastic – but the reason behind why these animals are so hyper-socially...

Canines Were Domesticated Just Once By Humans Living In Eurasia

Dogs have been man's best friend for up to 40,000 years, a major genetic study has found.  A DNA analysis of the world's oldest known dog remains has revealed that dogs were domesticated in a single event by humans living in Eurasia. The findings ...

A Key White House Post Remains Unfilled: First Pet

Donald Trump has broken the mould of the American presidency in almost every major category. He is the country’s oldest commander-in-chief, its richest and the only one in history without any governmental or military experience. He is one of just ...

Why China’s Dog-Meat Market Has Expanded

Every year during the summer solstice, a dog-eating festival takes place in Yulin, a city in the southern Chinese province of Guangxi. This year’s event ended with the usual controversy. Photographs of dogs being fried or treated cruelly went vira...

Chinese Scientists Clone Genetically Altered Dog, Say They’re Ready To Mass Produce ‘Super Dogs’

A team of Chinese scientists have reportedly used cloning technology to biologically engineer a beagle puppy, Long Long, the world’s first dog cloned from a genetically altered parent. Long Long was cloned by Lai Liangxue and a team of researchers...

What Dog Shootings Reveal About American Policing

Last Saturday night, two children accidentally triggered a burglar alarm when returning to their Minneapolis house. Minutes later, a security company deactivated the alarm. Roughly 20 minutes after that, two Minneapolis police officers showed up; ...

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The Amazing Benefits Of Therapy Dogs

Here are the 6 benefits you can get from therapy dogs. Helping in the Recovery of a Speech Disorder People suffering from dysarthria speech disorder can get much benefit from therapy animals. It helps them gain back the coordination of muscle alon...

5 Tips To Overcome Your Dog's Boredom

One of the most enduring problems a dog owner who has a day job to do has to deal with is his dog?s boredom. When left alone, and especially in closed doors, your dog is bound to feel lonely, inactive, and bored to the point of dog insanity.That i...

Can You Wash Your Dog With Human Shampoo

Maybe you’re out of shampoo or trying to get through a more economical approach to pet grooming, or maybe you just don’t like the smell of dog shampoos.  So the question is can you actually use human shampoo to wash your dog instead? Sounds like a...

How To Help Your Dog Lose Weight For Health And Happiness

When it comes to owning a dog, you'll need to make sure that you also keep him happy and healthy. One of the things many people overlook is their weight. You'll be surprised that there are many overweight dogs out there and for multiple reasons. A...

Crate Training 101 - How To Crate Train A Dog

Crate training uses your canine's natural instincts just like a family room animal. A crazy dog's family room may be the home a crib, hide from danger and lift a family group. The crate becomes your canine's family room, where possible comfort and...

Pros and Cons of Buying a Puppy

Before getting a puppy check out the questions below. Can you honestly say YES, to every one of the following? Are you prepared for those first few sleepless nights? Get it wrong and it could be many more sleepless nights. Will you really be prepa...

5 Best Ways To Relax With Your Dog (How To Calm Him Down?)

The thing about having a dog is that he can be challenging to deal with. Many pet owners find it difficult to calm their scared or nervous dogs. And this is how even they can’t have a good time when out or chilling at home. You need a lot of patie...