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6 Tips for a Doggy Paradise in Your Backyard

No matter the size of your backyard, there are plenty of ways to transform your space into a doggy paradise. With the help of Tails Magazine, here are a few necessities for backyard your dog will drool over. Fences. If at all possible fence in your space—both to keep your dog inside, and to keep […]


Help Bring U.S. War Dogs Home

More than 2,000 dogs currently serve in the United States Military. These canines have and continue to work to detect bombs, drugs, weaponry and much more, saving the lives of between 150-200 servicemen and women in the course of their career. Current law allows, but doesn’t require, the Department of Defense to pay for retired war […]


Do Dogs Understand Smiles?

Does your dog tend to understand your emotions? If so, they are not the only ones! Recent studies from the Clever Dog Lab in Vienna shows that dogs do in fact know how we’re feeling by reading our facial expressions. Researchers tested dogs in the study using a touchscreen. The scientists trained the dogs to […]


Learn to Read Your Cat’s Ears

Last week we discussed dog’s body language, so we think it’s the cat’s turn! Just like canines, felines use parts of their body to communicate. Pet 360 provides a guide to understand what your cat’s ears are trying to tell you. First, you must know that cat’s ears have more than 24 muscles — used […]


Working out with your dog

Compared to their scavenging ancestors, most dogs today are couch potatoes! They get their food for free and are often home alone and inactive for most of the day. This lack of purpose leaves dogs no outlet for their naturally active tendencies—physical and mental—and it can contribute to the development of behavior problems. Problems that […]