Category Archives: Health Care

Yawning Doesn’t Always Mean Your Dog Is Tired

Yawning is something many animals do, from lizards and snakes to almost all of the primates, including people. Often yawning signifies sleepiness or boredom, but many experts believe yawning is also a social behavior. Psychologist Robert Provine of the University of Maryland in Baltimore County notes that human yawning is not just a gaping mouth […]

Alternative Health Care for Dogs

Visits to the acupuncturist and the chiropractor aren’t just for humans anymore. Interest in alternative health options for dogs has grown so much that the American Veterinary Medical Association now recognizes alternative medicine as a valid form of treatment, as do the 800-plus members of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association.  But what exactly are […]