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A New Study Shows Dogs Really Can Tell How Their Owners Are Feeling

A New Study Shows Dogs Really Can Tell How Their Owners Are Feeling

admin January 14, 2016 0

Can dogs tell when we are happy, sad or angry? As a dog owner, I feel confident not only that I can tell what kind of emotional state my pets are in, but also

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Children With Pets Have Less Anxiety

Children With Pets Have Less Anxiety

admin December 3, 2015 0

Children who grow up with pets reap a variety of benefits. Studies show they have reduced rates of allergies and asthma, and they’re more compassionate and emotionally intelligent. And recently, researchers discovered yet another

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Dog Days of Summer Can Be Deadly for Pets

Dog Days of Summer Can Be Deadly for Pets

admin June 9, 2015 Comments Off on Dog Days of Summer Can Be Deadly for Pets

Animals can sustain brain damage or even die from heatstroke in 15 minutes, so even a brief stop at the store could be deadly. In 2012, Ernie Ward, a veterinarian at Seaside Animal Care

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Man Takes Dying Dog on Cross-Country Adventure

Man Takes Dying Dog on Cross-Country Adventure

admin June 8, 2015 Comments Off on Man Takes Dying Dog on Cross-Country Adventure

When DJ Thomas Neil Rodriguez learned earlier this year that his 16-year-old dog had only weeks to live, he was devastated. He’d adopted Poh as a puppy from a New York shelter in 1999,

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Dogs Tap Into Human Bonding System to get Close to our Hearts

Dogs Tap Into Human Bonding System to get Close to our Hearts

admin April 19, 2015 Comments Off on Dogs Tap Into Human Bonding System to get Close to our Hearts

Ever felt hopelessly bonded to your pooch when it stares at you lovingly? It turns out that man’s best friend may have hijacked a uniquely human bonding mechanism, ensuring that we love and care

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How Dogs Laugh With You, Not At You

How Dogs Laugh With You, Not At You

admin March 8, 2015 Comments Off on How Dogs Laugh With You, Not At You

Human happiness is a shabby thing compared with a dog’s. For eons, humans benefitted from the canine gift for happiness and favored happy dogs, who thus passed along their happy genes, producing a species

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‘Serie Freestyle’, An Imaginative Photo Series of Dogs Caught in Midair During a Jump

‘Serie Freestyle’, An Imaginative Photo Series of Dogs Caught in Midair During a Jump

admin November 16, 2014 Comments Off on ‘Serie Freestyle’, An Imaginative Photo Series of Dogs Caught in Midair During a Jump

“Serie Freestyle” by German photographer Julia Christe is an imaginative series that catches various dogs in midair as they jump for an object outside of the photo, making the dogs look both incredibly powerful

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Ecofarm, An At-Home Mini Ecosystem With a Built-In Aquarium That Grows Herbs Using Fish Waste

Ecofarm, An At-Home Mini Ecosystem With a Built-In Aquarium That Grows Herbs Using Fish Waste

admin November 13, 2014 Comments Off on Ecofarm, An At-Home Mini Ecosystem With a Built-In Aquarium That Grows Herbs Using Fish Waste

Ecofarm is an aquaponic miniature herb garden that uses fish waste generated in a small aquarium to grow plants. Contaminated water and fish fecal matter are pumped up into the plant bed, fertilizing the

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