Category: Advice

Top 10 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds Based On Their Fatalities

Almost all domesticated dogs are affectionate and friendly, however, these pets can sometimes be surprisingly dangerous. There are various dog breeds, including those that are widely known as the most dangerous canines, but you’ll also be surprised by the interesting results which were found while considering the dogs’ danger levels by bite fatalities. RESEARCHERS FROM…

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Best Dog: Oliver the Pointer mix

Wolf Trap Animal Rescue alum Oliver is a  handsome Greyhound/Labrador Retriever/ Pointer mix.  Although he lost a leg to canine cancer, he has a…

12 tips for a dog-friendly garden

From securing to boundaries to protecting your plants, here is our advice on making sure your garden is dog friendly. Gardens can be wonderful, stimulating spaces for dogs. But dogs can potentially cause havoc, too, digging up plants and urinating on lawns. Gardens also contain hazards – some plants are potentially toxic to dogs and…

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Dogs share food with other dogs even in complex situations

Dogs also share their food, albeit mainly with four-legged friends rather than strangers. A new study has now confirmed this prosocial behavior among canines. The more complex methodology of the study, however, showed that the experimental set-up has an impact on the dogs' behavior and that even the mere presence of another dog makes the…

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Pets — not siblings — are child’s best friends, researchers find

Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings. The research adds to increasing evidence that household pets may have a major influence on child development, and could have a…

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Cats, dogs teaming up is best way to keep rodents away

Robert McCleery, a UF/IFAS associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation, working as part of an international team of researchers, found that the combination of dogs and cats reduced rodents from foraging in and around homes and storage buildings. However, dogs or cats by themselves usually won’t help rid your farm or dwelling of pest…

How to pet a dog- Ruffing it

How to Best Pet a Dog

It's easy to know if someone has been around dogs much by the way they pet a dog. Its also really great to make a dog very comfortable. Here are some tips on petting a dog. Originally published here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yb9_AOIJ8r8

8 Tips For Grooming Your Dog, According To A Professional Groomer

Are you looking for the best ways to keep your dog, not only looking its best, but also healthy? We have 8 tips that could be just what you are after. The following tips were posted on BuzzFeed and come from the a TODAY show segment. 1. Start grooming your dog at an early age.…

How to Make a Potty Training Bell for your Dog

Before potty training your dog using a bell  you'll-of course, need a bell. Though Amazon sells great bells, some prefer to make their own. Here are instructions for making a beautiful bell to hang in your house for functionality and as a conversation piece.   Potty Bell Supplies NOTE ABOUT HOOKS: The hook shown was purchased at…