Dogs

Nobody can deny that dogs are man’s best friend. Dogs are descended from wolves and have been domesticated for thousands of years. There are hundreds of breeds around the world and each of them has its own special characteristics. You can find everything you need to know about dogs in this section.

Meet Nirvana, a Real Sea Dog

There was once a man from Spain who decided to leave his boring life behind and travel the world in a kayak. Along the way he hooked up with an abandoned dog who would become his faithful travel companion. Meet Nirvana, the sea…

What Can You Learn About a Dog From its Bark?

Animals do not speak the way humans do, but they have the ability to make themselves understood. A dog’s bark is its communication system and, just like our words, those sounds can also indicate emotions or specific situations. In this…

War Veteran and Service Dog Both Employed by Shop

There are so many stories about soldiers and dogs who have helped each other in horrific times, whether in the midst of battle or in its aftermath. This story is about a veteran who’s been employed in a shop — along…

Dogs in Wheelchairs Enjoy the Beach

Dogs who have lost use of their back legs because of an accident or illness can use special carts to help them carry on with life as normally as they can — and even enjoy the beach! In this article,…

The Sweet Story of A Blind Dog Saved by His Guide Dog

Guide dogs are wonderful animals, able to give their owners a whole new life with their empathy and tireless dedication. Some get recognition on social media and others get famous for some special heroic act. But there are many other cases…

Why Dogs are Man’s Best Friend

“Man’s best friend”: you hear it and you immediately know we’re talking about dogs. However, new studies have discovered why this moniker is true. Living with a canine has is good for you in a lot of ways. Let’s talk…

Earthquake in Ecuador: Dog Refuses to Leave Home

While the dogs’ loyalty for their owners is well-known, in extreme situations it’s usually even more evident. That’s why it’s no surprise to read news that show a dog that refused to leave his home, destroyed by the earthquake.

Dogs in Group 8: Breed Classification According to the FCI

The International Cynological Federation determines the standards of each dog breed. Then, they classify them according to their characteristics. In this article we will tell you which dogs belong to Group 8. Basically, Group 8 include sretrievers, flushing dogs and water…

Do You Know Why Dogs Howl?

It’s an experience we’ve all lived through. First you hear one howl. Gradually, more and more dogs howl. They join the chorus from near and far. Then, so many dogs howl that they form a long line of communication. Of…

Why Do Dogs Smell Your Crotch?

It’s normal to feel embarrassed when dogs smell your crotch or butt. But before you stop or punish your pet, it’s important to understand his behavior better. What seems annoying to us is natural behavior for them. The first thing…

Pet Health 101: Canine Acral Lick Dermatitis

Some animals lick areas of their bodies compulsively. This is the main symptom of canine acral lick dermatitis. The affected area is usually on the legs, and they lick until they create wounds. Constant licking causes the animal’s skin to…

The Name Game: Great Names for Small Dogs

For many people, small dogs are usually more practical. There may even be more variety of names for them. But in many cases, these little ones are not what they seem. It is necessary to know a bit the character…

Losing a Pet: Ever Since You Left

Losing a pet can be one of the most difficult times in a person’s life. Maybe those people that don’t have a pet are not able to understand, but an animal becomes part of a family from the very first…

Sensory Perception: A Dog’s Notion of Time

They say that a dog is just as happy when you come back home no matter if you’ve been gone five minutes or three days. This is attributed to the rumor that our furry friends have no notion of time. Now,…