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Behavior & Communication

Do Dogs Feel Guilt?

I'm sure you're familiar with the Internet phenomenon of dog shaming: Photographing your guilty-looking dog and the mess he made with a hand-lettered placard announcing what the crime is ("I unrolle…

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Breaking Up a Dog Fight—Don’t Panic!

It happens suddenly. You’re taking your dog for a walk in the park when he sees a dog that he regards as a threat to you or your child. And he attacks. Or vice-versa: your dog is suddenly attacked by …

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‘Ebola Dog’ in Spain To Be Euthanized By Court Order

"No good deed goes unpunished" seems to be the maxim that best describes the case of Teresa Romeo. The selfless Spanish nurse helped care for two countrymen as they were dying of Ebola, only to contra…

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Is Your Pet Bored? Here’s How to Tell

We don’t know if cats and dogs truly perceive boredom like humans do. Instead, when talking about pets, I like to use the phrase “insufficient mental stimulation.” Have you ever seen your cat liter…

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Have a Stressed Cat? There’s a CD For That (Giveaway!)

Have you ever brought your cat to the vet because he stopped eating when the contractors started remodeling your kitchen? Or maybe Fluffy flipped out during the loud booms of fireworks and harmed hers…

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Why Does My Cat Bite Me When I Pet Her?

It’s a conundrum, for sure. One minute your beloved kitty is over the moon with pleasure as you scratch her favorite spot and the next thing you know you’re left staring at tooth marks on your arm. …

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5 Fearless Dog Breeds

Some dogs will face down a cougar or rush into a burning building to save a child. Others will duck and hide when threatened. Yes, there are small, yappy dogs that won’t run from a fight, but they lac…

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Why Electronic Dog Fences Fail You & Your Pet

Some dog owners have considered using electronic dog fences to keep dogs confined in front yards or unfenced backyards. But fences like these have a number of drawbacks that are both inhumane to the a…

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10 Reasons I’m Grateful for My Dogs on World Gratitude Day

World Gratitude Day is September 21st, and it is reminding me to take a few extra moments and cherish the many gifts in my life, including my beloved dogs, Sanchez and Gina. Sanchez came into my li…

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6 Signs Your Cat Owns You

Are you a cat owner? Are you sure about that? Who caters to her resident feline's every need? Who dotes upon her demanding little dictator? Who can be put in her place with just one look of disdain …

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