Advertisements A 2018 study published in the journal Animal Cognition alludes to the idea of dogs being able to communicate with their owners in a series of gestures. 19 gestures to be exact. A combination of the 19 is also … Continue reading Receiving Signals: the 19 Gestures Your Dog Uses to Talk with You
Advertisements Dogs have been linked to humans and their ancestors for centuries. European and paleolithic dogs were first thought to have been linked around 15,000 years ago, while certain Asian domestication events were documented around 12,500 years ago. It’s safe … Continue reading Born to Be a Dog Person?
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Advertisements The correlation between command and action are most easily grasped by younger dogs. If a partnership is asserted early on, it will likely be followed well into adulthood. This is why establishing the dynamic is preferable as soon as … Continue reading Training Your Dog Using Tone and Voice
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Advertisements Everyone loves a good romp in the sand. This goes double for your furry friends. Dogs love being taken to the beach, and even when many beaches begin their regulation seasons, there are still some helpful tips you need to know before you enjoy your summer fun. Many beaches allow dogs on the beach during the summer; some have certain time limits, so be sure to check your local beaches for signage or go online to view their rules and regulations. Do always make sure there is an abundant amount of shade. Bringing a beach umbrella is a great … Continue reading Bringing Your Dog to the Beach: The Do’s and Don’ts
Advertisements The year is 1957. The “Space Race” is at it’s height, with both the Soviet Union and the United States of America vying for the lead. The tension is palpable all over the world, as both nations work to gain their victories. Scientists, under tremendous pressure to produce results are scrounging for ways to contribute to the cause. The Russians wanted to be the first to send a living creature into orbit around Earth. This would prove to be more complicated than either side anticipated. The scientists had many questions. Would the entry into the atmosphere disorient the astronauts? … Continue reading Laika: The Dog Who Went to Space
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