Cats aren't the only animal that go crazy for laser pointers; many dogs are also obsessed with them. Letting your dog chase a laser pointer around for a few minutes is good for a laugh, but it can also be an effective tool for exercising your dog, and getting their attention. Hyper dogs are typically active breeds that need a lot of daily exercise to release their … [Read more...] about Hyper Dog? You Need a Laser Pointer
Has your dog seemed sad to you lately? If so, there's a good chance your intuition is correct. Just like people, it's not uncommon for dogs to feel sad at times, and when they do, the symptoms are similar to those of a depressed person. The Signs and Symptoms of Doggie Depression Changes in Eating Habits Has your dog's appetite suddenly changed? This is typically one of … [Read more...] about Is Your Dog Sad? Here’s How to Tell
It is common for most dogs to pull when you first start walking them on a leash. Why? Because dogs don't really walk, per se; they prefer to trot or run. Think about it: when was the last time you saw a dog off-leash casually walking like a person? People walk, dogs run. The problem is a natural imbalance between humans and dogs: you want to walk but your dog wants to … [Read more...] about How to Train Your Dog to Stop Pulling on the Leash
Have you ever had the sneaking suspicion your dog is smiling? Perhaps even laughing? Well, there's a good chance you were correct. Believe it or not, dogs are capable of both. Everyone assumes that when a dog is wagging its tail, the dog is happy; but that's not what we're talking about here. When we say your dog can laugh and smile, we mean that literally. If your … [Read more...] about Can Dogs Laugh?