Neutering sterilizes a male dog so he’s incapable of parenting puppies. Many, many wonderful health and behavioral effects occur because he’s undergone “the big snip.” It’s a simple surgery, far more so than a spay. Under anesthesia, an incision is made in front of the … [Read more...] about Neutering Your Male Dog
Why is the dog licking ? Right from birth that is how the mother communicates with her new puppies, how she stimulates them to start breathing and how she cleans them when they are born, so it's very important to the survival of puppies. In the wild and in domestic dogs, you'll … [Read more...] about Why Dogs Lick Us ?
In today’s culture, many people understand that a Service Dog “helps people.” It’s all too common, though, for people outside of the Service Dog community to have no idea what Service Dogs do for their people, how to recognize a Service Dog, or how to answer the question, “What … [Read more...] about What is a Service Dog ?
Veterinarians used to believe that dogs saw only in black and white, but recent studies suggest that they actually do have some color vision but it's not as bright as a human's. As it turns out, dogs have only 20% of the cone photoreceptor cells the part of the eye that controls … [Read more...] about Do Dogs See Only In Black And White ?
Our old dog had a licorice, of course not good for an old dog, but yes, after some chewing, the licorice was stuck between his molars, right at the back. The dog looked at me quizzically. What should I do now, I thought. Again my dog ? looked at me, now very penetrating ! I … [Read more...] about How Smart is a Dog ?