Many countries ban pit bulls as a dangerous breed but “there’s no science that bears that idea out,” says this author. The American pit bull; we either love them or hate them. In 2014, a four-year-old was severely injured in Phoenix, Arizona and author Bronwen Dickey took on the task of understanding why this breed […]
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Let sleeping dogs lie, they say. Well, it would be a lot easier if it didn’t look like they were chasing cats, rabbits, or even maybe dragonflies in their sleep. But, are those twitches dreams? At the structural level, the brains of dogs are similar to those of humans. Also, during sleep the brain wave patterns of […]
Your once-gorgeous lawn, garden, or fence-line now looks like a mini war zone, pockmarked with holes, savaged turf, and devastated vegetables. You know who’s to blame: your dog! Why does your dog keep digging up the yard? What can you do about it? “What the… I only planted that this morning!” Whatever breed of dog you […]
I have a one-year-old black Lab. He is a very sweet dog, but we cannot get him to stop licking us. When I say licking … I mean that we cannot pet him without getting licked. What can we do to stop this behavior? Nine times out of 10, your dog is licking to show affection. Remember […]
Like a case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the leash-aggressive dog is calm, cool, and downright polite when walking among people or around dogs off-leash. But hook on a leash, and he lunges, barks, and snaps at the sight of another dog. Has this scenario reduced you to mapping out walks where you know […]
Jumping up when greeting is one of the most common complaints pet owners have about their dogs. The reason this behavior happens so frequently is that in dog to dog communication, moving right toward the face is not only common but may show social politeness and deference to the other animal. For dogs, jumping up to […]