Day: December 27, 2015

The Right Amount of Stress May Be Beneficial To Your Dog

Increasing Arousal Enhances Inhibitory Control In Calm But Not Excitable Dogs, And Just May Be Beneficial For Your Dog.     Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun We’ve all wondered whether our dogs perform better under stress. What if they’re subjected to high levels of stress or too little stress? Does this affect their performance? Are dogs…

How To Protect Your Dogs Against Sunburn

How To Protect Your Dogs From Sunburn   Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Your dogs spend so much time outdoors; it only makes sense to question how much sun is harmful. Not surprisingly, pet parents need to monitor their dog’s exposure to the harmful effects of UV rays. Dr. Christa Horvath-Ungerboeck, a veterinary dermatologist from the…

Dog Breeds! What’s Really in a Dog Breed?

Dog Breeds! What’s Really in a Dog Breed?     Variations among all given breeds   Image Credit: Claudia Bensimoun Does your cute and cuddly Dachshund sometimes act aggressively? According to a new and ongoing study by renowned animal behaviorist, author and founder of the C-BARQ test, Dr. James Serpell, University of Pennsylvania, Center for…