Do Dogs have a Sixth Sense?

Q            I think my dog has a “sixth sense”, because he seems to know what I am going to do before I do it. Is this possible? A            It’s probably fair to say that dogs are acutely aware of our movements and that they learn to predict what we are going to do before we […]

Dogs in Cars

Dogs in Cars Most dogs are happy to jump into cars knowing that journey’s end will bring excitement, new terrain and the chance to explore. Laws have been enacted to safeguard children when travelling in cars, however, no such provision is made for dogs, so here are a few suggestions that may just make your […]

What Dogs and Bears have in common

A recent finding of research into nutrition for zoo animals revealed that giving bears larger enclosures with added distractions (activities) helped to reduce the focus on food so that the bears were healthier and fitter. This is also an excellent tip for pet owners with a dog that seems to be constantly hungry. Environmental enrichment, […]

Dog Dental Care

Dentists – love them or fear them – are as essential as doctors to our healthcare, but dental care for dogs is not as high on our priority list as perhaps it should be. Dogs rely on their teeth for eating, chewing, playing and picking up things, so it’s essential that their oral hygiene is […]