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Do Dogs Understand Smiles?

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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…

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Take a Hike! Tips for Hitting the Trails with Your Dog

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There’s nothing like a nice, long hike with your dog. Cooler fall days make for perfect hiking weather, meaning there is no better time than now to take to the trails. There are, however, some precautions that you should take in order to make sure you and your pup are safe. Here are some essential…

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Are You Giving Your Dog the Right Kind of Affection?

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Sometimes we forget that our dogs display affection in a different way than we do. While humans display affection through gestures like hugging and kissing, dogs display through licking, jumping, snuggling, and tail wagging. As a dog owner it’s important to give your dog the right kind of affection at the right times.  With the…

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New Study Suggests Dogs Find Kennels Exciting, Not Stressful

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People used to bring their dogs to kennels, but that is slowly becoming an archaic term.  As the pet care industry continues to transform, your pet may now spend his or her time lodging at a pet resort while you’re away.  A dog is happier and healthier with a vast amount of amenities, high levels…

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Tips to Remember When Bringing Home a New Dog

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Adopting a dog as a new member of your family can be a great experience, but also an overwhelming one. Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist Patricia B. McConnell, Ph.D. and PetFinder provide these initial tips to help smooth the process of bringing a new dog into your home. Patience, patience, patience. Just because a dog isn’t…

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