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Heart Disease in Dogs: A Silent Killer

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 “With human beings, it’s a matter of lifestyle putting on weight, not eating properly and not exercising,” explains Dr. Deborah Fine, assistant professor of cardiology at the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine. “With dogs, what we see is mostly caused by genetics or breed susceptibility.”  There are various ways of ensuring a healthy […]

How to Determine a Dog’s Strength

According to a recent study in the journal Behavioural Processes, it’s possible to predict the strength of a dog and its speed by looking at the dog’s head. The reason for this is that trade-offs between structure and physiological features constrain physical performance. Project leader William Helton, a senior lecturer at the University of Canterbury’s Department of […]

How to Stop Your Cairn Terrier From Chasing

One famous cairn terrier was Toto from The Wizard of Oz. In that classic movie, it seemed like Toto was being chased more than he chased. In reality, cairn terriers are infamous for going after cars, bikes and anything else that catches the dog’s eyes. If you do a Google search for “cairn terrier” and […]

Does Breeding Impact Dog Behavior?

All domesticated dogs have likely had their behavior and personalities altered as a result of breeding. “Breeding of the brain” has become a catchphrase among some scientists who study dogs. But first, consider how just spaying or neutering impacts your dog. For example, the ASPCA reports that female dogs can become far less irritable and […]