Do you consider your dog sneaky? Has your dog ever deceived you? If so you’re not alone. New research suggests that dogs use deception to get what they want, especially when it comes to food. The study was conducted by Marianne Heberlein of the Department of Evolutionary Biology & Experimental Studies at the University of Zurich. After observing her own dogs tricking one another (pretending to see something interesting outside to get the better lounging…"Is Your Dog Sneaky? Study Finds Dogs Use Deception on Humans"
“Eat less and exercise more” is the answer we often hear when it comes to losing weight. The truth is it’s not quite so simple. Yes, if we want to lose weight we need to burn more calories than we consume, but weight loss isn’t just about eating less and exercising more; it’s about finding the balance that’s right for you. And the same can be said of our dogs. To help them lose weight…"5 Tips To Help Your Dog Lose Weight"
We all know how hard it is to resist sharing food with your pup when they give you those adorable puppy eyes. Although some human snacks are safe in small doses, you should strictly have your puppy stick to K9 appropriate foods. Here are some foods that you should completely avoid giving them all together: Popcorn: Due to their high level of fat and sodium, popcorn can lead to dehydration in a short-time period, and…"Foods that are Dangerous for Your Puppy"
I write about a lot of things when it comes to dogs, but food isn’t one of them. And you wanna know why I don’t blog about dog food? Because I’m not an expert when it comes to dog nutrition. Dog food is a subject I’m not comfortable writing about, because I honestly have no idea what food is the best for your dog. I have a pretty good idea of some brands to avoid,…"Why My Silly Moral Code Won’t Let Me Blog About Dog Food"
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Cloud Star Wellmade Homestyle Meals Dog Food receives the Advisor’s mid-tier rating of 3 stars. Buying Tip Shop at an Online RetailerGet 20% Off + Free ShippingClick for Details The Cloud Star Wellmade Homestyle Meals product line includes 5 canned dog foods. Each recipe below includes its related AAFCO nutrient profile when available on the product’s official webpage: Growth, Maintenance, All Life Stages, Supplemental or Unspecified. Important: Because many…"Cloud Star Wellmade Homestyle Meals (Canned)"
How does your dog get treats? Do you hand them out freely or do you make them work for it? If you’re giving them out freely you might want to have your dog do a trick first. According to a study from Sweden dogs prefer to earn treats. How the Study Was Conducted The study was conducted by Dr Ragen Mcgowan and colleagues at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden. 12 Beagles were…"Study Finds Dogs Prefer To Earn Treats"
Have you seen that video of the spaghetti eating competition between a Golden Retriever and German Shepherd? It perfectly illustrates the huge differences in speed in which our dogs eat. While some dogs delicately chew each piece of food others scarf it down within seconds. Why do some dogs eat so fast? Some dogs eat fast because they feel like their food will get eaten up by someone else if they don’t get to it…"How to Slow Down Your Dog’s Eating"
Whether you love to cuddle with your puppy on the couch or not, sometimes you just need the entire couch space. Therefore, you should train your fur-baby to have furniture etiquette for you and guests with the tips below. The Policy We all know that the key to successfully train your pup is consistency. Make sure that everyone in your household agrees to the “no puppy allowed on the couch” policy until your puppy properly…"Tips To Keep Your Puppy Off the Furniture"
I don’t judge everyone that’s surrendered a pet – I’ve done it too. Now I bet that changed your opinion of me at least a little, and what sort of pet owner I could possibly be. But please read on before you judge. The Conversations We Have About Surrendering a Pet I don’t know what’s going on lately but there’s been a huge amount of discussions going around about owners surrendering their pets. You know…"Why I Can’t Judge Everyone Whose Surrendered a Pet"
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars Sportmix CanineX Dog Food receives the Advisor’s mid-tier rating of 3.5 stars. Buying Tip Get 20% Off + Free Shippingon Sportmix Dog FoodClick for Details The Sportmix CanineX product line includes 2 dry dog foods. Each recipe below includes its related AAFCO nutrient profile when available on the product’s official webpage: Growth, Maintenance, All Life Stages, Supplemental or Unspecified. Important: Because many websites do not reliably specify which Growth…"Sportmix CanineX (Dry)"