Dogs across the world would have better lives if more people simply picked up this book. If more people understood how their dogs think and learn, then perhaps they would be less likely to turn to punishment. Dog Sense combats common misconceptions with science and sound logic.
I've been trying to make healthy choices for my dogs as much as possible, and while I can't afford to feed a raw diet, I can pay more attention to the treats I'm giving them. Now, store-bought treats aren't always unhealthy, and they aren't harmful either. But a lot of them tend to be akin... Continue Reading →
A while back, I found out about a product called the Gentle Leader. This is a head collar with a loop that goes around the nose, and it is supposed to be a humane way to get your dog to walk nicely on a leash. After watching some videos about this tool, I went to... Continue Reading →
What is plagiarism? It's when you take someone else's work or ideas without giving them credit — you're passing them off as your own. That is exactly what I was asked to do today. I had completed an article for a certain pet website, and they replied to me telling me to remove my in-text citations and works cited page. What?! Don't they know how plagiarism works?
I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite things about my dog, Luca. He has so much personality and does so many silly things, some of which I've never seen a dog do before. Suffice to say, he's a lot of fun to be around.
CBD oil is rapidly becoming more and more popular for treating a variety of problems in both humans and pets. There is a ton of anecdotal evidence about its efficacy, but what does science say? Though there isn't a lot of research available, current studies offer promising results. This article explores research on CBD oil and canine arthritis, explains the legality of CBD, and offers advice on how to choose a safe CBD product for your dog.
We've learned that coronavirus can live on surfaces such as plastic and steel for up to three days, which has many of us grabbing disinfectants and attacking the various surfaces of our homes. As states go on lock down or pass bills that ban social gatherings and force people to stay home, many of us... Continue Reading →
Many states are practicing social distancing in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. California has even gone on lockdown. While it's important not to panic, as dog owners we should be prepared in case we do contract COVID-19. This article will provide you with some tips for keeping your dog engaged during quarantine, as well as hopefully calm your anxiety about what to do if you run out of dog food.
Recently, a hardware store near my house closed down, which meant everything in the store was offered at a discounted price. I had been wanting a rake brush for some time, wondering if it would be a better option for my yellow labs. Luckily, this hardware store happened to have one, so I snagged it.... Continue Reading →