About Dogs

Why Do Dogs Bark?

Why Do Dogs Bark?
Curious why your dog keeps barking at seemingly nothing? Annoyed that your neighbor’s dog barks all day in their yard? This article addresses this ...

Why Does My Dog Stare At Me?

Why Does My Dog Stare At Me?
Dogs and humans have a close bond that started approximately 20,000-40,000 years ago (Botigué et al., 2017). It has been suggested that dogs and hu...

Do Dogs Get Headaches?

Do Dogs Get Headaches?
The feeling starts as a slight dullness in the back of your head. Soon it encompasses your entire skull and works its way behind your eyes causing ...

What Are Therapy Dogs?

What Are Therapy Dogs?
The bond between humans and dogs is incredibly powerful. For many, a dog’s presence can be soothing, bring joy, and provide companionship free of j...

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads
There are few behaviors cuter than when a dog tilts their head while they are listening to you. The internet has many videos of German shepherd pup...

How To Potty Train A Puppy

How To Potty Train A Puppy
New puppies are one of life’s greatest pleasures. They’re fun, energetic, playful, and not to mention cute! However, puppies aren’t always fun and ...

What Are Service Dogs?

What Are Service Dogs?
Over 500,000 individuals are partnered with service dogs in the United States (Trainer, 2016). These dogs allow people with disabilities to have ac...

Rabies In Dogs

How Do Dogs Get Rabies
With stories like Old Yeller and Cujo it’s no wonder that many of us fear rabies. But is this disease really as bad as it’s made out to be? Yes! Fi...

Dog Acne: Can Dogs Get Pimples?

Can Dogs Get Pimples?
Much like a human teenager, puberty for dogs can be a difficult time filled with changes to a dog’s body and behavior. One of the many changes can ...

Can Dogs Laugh?

Can Dogs Laugh?
Dogs have evolved alongside humans for thousands of years (Pennisi, 2002). It makes sense then that dogs and humans would have developed similar co...

Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?

Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?
One of the reasons we love dogs so much is because of how silly and playful they can be. Watching a dog play freely can be a fun and relaxing exper...

Why Do Dogs Dig?

Why Do Dogs Dig?
Are you concerned with your dog’s digging behavior? Has the digging become destructive to your garden or home? Does your dog regularly dig out of t...