The Power of Dogs in the Autism Community

Pets offer a bevy of social benefits: they provide friendship, reduce loneliness and alleviate anxiety. It’s no surprise that animals, especially dogs bring positivity into our lives; humans began to domesticate dogs for hunting and companionship thousands of years ago, indicating our strong bond. Socialization is often one of the biggest challenges for those with [...]

By |2019-09-18T18:40:21+00:00September 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How Domestication Changed the Dog

Long ago, our relationship with wolves was very different than what our relationship with domesticated dogs is today. We have gone from an adversarial situation, one in which we fought with them for survival to one in which we cohabitate companionably - and sometimes even have closer relationships with our canine friends than we do [...]

By |2019-08-19T11:53:40+00:00August 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

What Would Life Be Like on Mars…For Your Dog?

Life on Mars has been proven to be a reality. Even before then, we’ve dreamt of what it would be like to one day experience Mars. Recently, NASA posted dreamy illustrations of an imagined future on the planet. In one picture, an astronaut stands on dunes in her spacesuit and with a dog at her [...]

By |2019-05-14T17:58:01+00:00May 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Research Shows why Humans Experience Cute Aggression

We’ve all had that feeling where we’ve wanted to squeeze a cute animal because they’re so cute! Of course, there’s no desire to hurt the animal; it’s just that we experience a cuteness overload! Science now has a name for the feeling. It’s called cute aggression and the “affliction” affects many people. Until recently, research surrounding [...]

By |2019-02-25T19:57:59+00:00February 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Science Proves Dogs Can Recognize Dishonest People

Ask any dog owner about how smart their pet is, and you’re certain to hear more than one humorous response about how endearingly mindless they can be at times. But on the other hand, you’ll find that most owners regularly claim that their dogs are smart, attentive, and highly responsive. Indeed, it seems that the [...]

By |2019-01-24T20:38:58+00:00January 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Dog & Cats: Frenemies or Friends for Life?

If you scroll through Youtube, you are sure to see plenty of videos of dogs and cats interacting. Mostly, what warms our hearts is the unlikely bond between the two animals. However, for every instance of a cat contentedly riding on the back of his most trusted golden retriever, there is also a video of [...]

By |2018-10-16T15:14:00+00:00October 5th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Studies on Dog Intelligence

Stereotypes seep into nearly every discussion of canine worth, whether we mean them or not. What adjectives come to mind when you imagine a border collie? Which words pop up when you consider a pug? For most people, the answer to the first would be intelligent, acrobatic, and fun — and the answers to the [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:13:51+00:00July 17th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Pure Dog Breeds Help to Cure Cancer

The notion that dogs are humans’ best friend seems to extend far beyond just emotional bonds in today’s modern world. Pure breed dogs, in particular, are helping modern humans through modern healthcare. Although dogs are known to detect cancer through smell, tumors in purebred dogs are also helping to detect certain types of cancers. Nearly [...]

By |2018-06-18T15:30:48+00:00June 18th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Research Gets Inside the Minds and Emotions of Dogs

Like any relationship, dog owners are always curious to know what their dogs are thinking or feeling. As humans, our curiosity to understand our pets and build legitimate bonds with our pets is part of our intrinsic need to connect with sentient beings. Thanks to new research, dog owners can get a glimpse into the [...]

By |2018-03-19T19:42:54+00:00March 19th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments