Helicopter parenting better for pets than for kids

Helicopter parenting may not be the best strategy for raising independent kids. But a healthy measure of clinginess and overprotectiveness could actually be advantageous when rearing dogs and cats, according to new research from UC Berkeley and California State University, East Bay. A Web-based survey of more than 1,000 pet owners nationwide analyzed the key […]

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A lot or a little? Wolves discriminate quantities better than dogs

Being able to mentally consider quantities makes sense for any social species. This skill is important during the search for food, for example, or to determine whether an opponent group outnumbers one’s own. Scientists from the Messerli Research Institute at the Vetmeduni Vienna studied how well dogs can discriminate between different quantities and discovered that […]

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Q&A: What dog is generally better? A “Maltese” , “Yorkie” , or a “Poodle”.?

by cutestsmalldogs Question by Izzy: What dog is generally better? A “Maltese” , “Yorkie” , or a “Poodle”.? So which dog would you / most people would prefer. Best answer: Answer by zebra bA poodle, they are not as fufu dogs as people make them out to be. If you get a standard poodle and […]

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which dog is a better “family dog”?

Question by Gabriel: which dog is a better “family dog”? i was thinking of getting a rottweiler or an american bulldog and i was wondering which might be better to get along with children and a 15lb poodle ? ive been researching alot on both breeds and cant really come to a conclusion. btw we […]

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Q&A: When is it better to breed a boxer dog?

Question by David: When is it better to breed a boxer dog? Hello, I have a female boxer dog named “Nika” (Nee-kaa), and she is a German boxer. Since I am not fully English, I’m not 100% sure that what I am asking has nothing to do with the word “breed”. What I am basically […]

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Q&A: do you like 4 foot or 6 foot dog leashes better?

Question by Nikki: do you like 4 foot or 6 foot dog leashes better? What’s your preference. And I am asking if your dog is leash trained because that makes a difference. My friend is buying her puppy a new leash and since he is fully leash trained to walk to by her side, is […]

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Article: Essential Dog Accessories for Better Care of Your Dog

Dog ownership means a lot of responsibility. There are a lot of things that you need to keep in mind if you are a dog owner. Your pet requires special care and this care at times requires different purchases. These dog accessories could be to supplement your dog care activities or, could even be to […]

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Q&A: What store is better to go to for dog supplies/toys/beds/etc.?

Question by 🙂: What store is better to go to for dog supplies/toys/beds/etc.? Petsmart, or Petco? And what are some other pet stores that have lots of dog supplies? Thanks 🙂 Also, where can I buy a clicker for clicker training? Best answer: Answer by KatieI’d say PetsMart because they donate lots of money to […]

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Article: Dog Costumes For Halloween – Human Style Or Dog Style – Which Is Better?

Dog Halloween costumes have come a long way. These days, one option is to dress your pooch up as a superhero or movie character, and there are many different styles from which to choose. Two main archetypes are the faux person, human style or the traditional dog style of outfit. Usually, costumes and clothes on […]

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Dog Theory Based Techniques positive & Traditional Dog Training – Better Understanding of Dog Behavior – Explains How Dog Training Techniques Work

Though there are several dog training techniques, these can be categorized by the way they address behavioral issues. Thus, there are two main categories: 1) Techniques based on learning theories; 2) Techniques based on canine ethology. The former category focuses on behavior modification, usually disregarding typical and natural behavior of dogs. The latter one focuses […]

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