A Corgi & His Bear.. Don’t Leave Home Without ItI grew up with Corgis and most years ‘Santa’ would give small stuffed animals to our dog, Bitsy (RIP). Bitsy never tore her ‘pets’ up. Rather, she carried them around with great care, delicately treating them like her own children. It was...
When Dogs SpeakAre dog sounds a more precise language than we have realized?
Baboons kidnap and raise feral dogs as petsApparently we are not the only primates that keep dogs as pets. Amazingly, baboons regularly kidnap puppies and then raise them as family members. Watch the kidnapping of a pup by a male baboon by clicking here.
Unusual Signs of Stress in Dogs
Check out this excellent article by Vancouver trainer Donna Hill. She also has an excellent series of clicker training videos on YouTube for anyone looking for assistance with something in particular.
First-Aid Tip: Crazy Glue!
It is a little known fact that crazy glue was actually invented for heart surgery. Fairly deep cuts can be cleaned thoroughly and then closed using butterfly strips and crazy glue!
Gorgeous Belgian Groenendaels Doing Conservation Work
Groenendaels, jet black Belgian sheepdogs are saving more than humans according to “The Latest In Scientific Field Equipment? Fido’s Nose”, a recent article by NPR. This time they are saving an elusive species of turtles.
“Dogs’ behavior could help design social robots” according to Science Daily
Amazingly, the Science Daily reports that dogs will act socially with robots that do not visually resemble humans at all, however, only after witnessing a human having a social exchange with a robot. Fascinating.