Month: January 2012

THE AGING BRAIN IN DOGS. PROVIDING THE RIGHT NUTRITION

Have you ever wondered if dogs age in the same way as we do? Do they decline in their mental abilities when they age? Will they forget us as they surrender to Alzheimer’s or other cognitive declines? One theory suggests that as the genetic material –DNA, reproduces itself in each new cell, the successive transcriptions…

WOLVES AND DOGS! DOMESTICATION AND TAMENESS

Wolves and Dogs   Image Credit: Wiki The mystery of dog domestication and tameness has always fascinated me. The transformation of one animal species-wolves, into another –dogs probably, according to geneticists, started in China from three female wolves. A combination of information from both archaeologists and geneticists came up with some interesting facts. Genetically, dogs…

Singing the ”Back -to -School Blues”

Singing the “Back-to-School Blues” by Claudia Bensimoun The “Back-to-School Blues” not only affect parents, but their dogs too. A suddenly empty and silent home can be stressful and strange for your dog. This can lead to behavioral and eating problems stemming from boredom, anxiety and loneliness. Some dogs even become aggressive if left alone all…