I was pretty traumatized recently by a phenomenon I had heard about many times but had never before seen: the intense, chaotic, life-or-death struggle that ensues when one dog gets his jaw stuck in another dogs collar. These dogs survived the experience. But since Ive been telling my friends about my experience (with all the fervor of the recently converted), Ive heard about a number of dogs whose jaws were broken in similar situations and other dogs who didnt survive an experience like this. Dont let it happen to your dog!
Dog Health & Care
Diabetic Alert Dogs
Service dogs for people with diabetes are the tattletales of the dog world, according to Rita Martinez, co-author of a new book, Training Your Diabetic Alert Dog. The job for these special dogs is to notice a change in a persons blood glucose level, and then tell...Continue Reading
Dog Training & Behavior
The Dogs Mind
Dr. Hare opened the Duke Canine Cognition Center (DCCC) in the fall of 2009. With his wife and co-author Vanessa Woods (a research scientist at DCCC, as well as an award-winning journalist and author of Bonobo Handshake), Hare wrote the book to provide a comprehensive review of...Continue Reading
Beware of Dangerous Dog Laws
Anyone who has ever been bitten (or owned a dog who has been bitten) by a dog, or owned a dog who bit someone (human or canine) or even just had a good look into a dogs mouth! understands that dogs have the potential to harm others. The vast majority of dogs are...Continue Reading
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Its already time to plan for your dogs vacation!
Lots of dog owners I know are making plans for summer travel and negotiating with friends to dog-sit. I had agreed to care for a lovely young Border... More >
What is your favorite way of spending quality time with your dog?
- Going on a Nice Long Walk. (886 votes)
- Taking Him to the Dog Park. (139 votes)
- Playing his Favorite Game with Him. (384 votes)
- Cuddling up on the Couch and Watching TV. (623 votes)
- None of the Above. (73 votes)