Why does the shedding of hair occur and how long does it last? Tips to make it more bearable

Why does the shedding of hair occur and how long does it last? Tips to make it more bearable

Autumn is approaching, a time of temperature and time changes that also affect pets in a very particular way. In dogs, for example, one of the effects of the change of season is the so-called shedding of hair, a completely natural process that also occurs in spring. These two changes...

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Your dog loves you and would do anything to save you, or so the science says

Your dog loves you and would do anything to save you, or so the science says

The dog is man’s best friend. It has always been said, and now a new study published in PLOS ONE confirms the truism that your dog will do everything possible to rescue you if you are in danger. But there’s a twist, as researchers have shown: your dog has to...

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Is any type of pet worth insuring?

Is any type of pet worth insuring?

If you’re like most homeowners, your pet is more than just something to cuddle – it’s an equally important family member as anybody else, and just like everybody else living under your roof, you want your pet to remain healthy and happy and to enjoy life to its maximum potential....

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Badly Behaved Dog? Here’s How to Change  Things

Badly Behaved Dog? Here’s How to Change Things

Much like people, dogs sometimes misbehave. Sometimes that behaviour can become a habit. Without some intervention and correction, a badly-behaved dog can become an annoyance at best, and a liability to its owner at worse. It is important that you figure out why your dog expresses these behaviours, and what...

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Do dogs of all ages respond equally to dog-directed speech?

Do dogs of all ages respond equally to dog-directed speech?

People tend to talk to dogs as though they are human babies. A new study in Proceedings of the Royal Society B shows that people speak more slowly and with a higher tone to dogs of all ages–both adults and puppies–and that puppies respond most readily to this dog-directed speech....

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