In this blog post from January 29th, 2023, the National Institute for Canine Ethics (NICE) explains how Dopamine and Cortisol affect our dogs.
Shared from Dr. Karen Beckers barks&whiskers blog, this post addresses the risks of feeding our pets the highly processed carbohydrates found in dry (kibble) and wet (canned and pouched) pet food.
Don reviews The Forever Dog by Rodney Habib and veterinarian Karen Becker. If you want to learn how to ensure your dog has a happy, healthy, and long life, you and your dog’s veterinarian must read this book.
Don discusses a new lawsuit against Hill’s prescription pet food and a WJLA investigative report from 2019, which challenges the quality and cost of prescription and veterinary diets.
This post provides links to report adverse reactions to the USDA, FDA, and EPA. By doing so, you may save another pet’s life.
Many dogs do not enjoy the chaos and frenetic activity all too common at public events like fundraising walks. This post reviews how to evaluate your dog’s body language so you can assess if they are comfortable or would rather be at home.
This post contains a link to an article and video discussing new research that indicates dogs are more responsive to high-pitched voices that vary. It refutes the myth that one should speak to a dog in a deep, authoritative tone.
Just like people, dogs also have a space bubble, the personal space they expect others to respect. This post discusses how to identify a dog’s space bubble and interact with them respectfully.
Shared Blog Post – What Do Dogs, Cats and Chairs Have in Common? – The Need for a New Legal Definition of Living Property
This article published by BARKS from the Guild discusses the legal status of pets. It suggests a long-overdue reexamination of how the law protects or fails to protect pets. Our pets deserve better.