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A Dog’s Fear Responses To Sound! Sound Sensitivity in Dogs

Sound Sensitivity in Dogs Claudia Bensimoun Image Credit: Animal Wellness A new study has gained insight into how domestic dogs react to noises. “Our results suggest that the characteristics of dogs, their early environment, and exposure to specific noises are involved in the development of fear responses to noises,” says Dr. Rachel Casey, who led…

Preventing Hip Dysplasia. Environmental factors can affect the incidence of hip dysplasia in dogs!

  New Study Finds Environmental Factors Can Affect The Incidence of Hip Dysplasia.   Studies show that puppies walking on stairs from birth to three months of age had an increased risk of developing hip dysplasia. The factors associated with a decreased risk of developing HD included off-leash exercise from birth to three months of…