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Dog Behavior Is Affected by Pain

Sindhoor Pangal studied with legendary Norwegian trainer Turid Rugass, president of  Pet Dog Trainers of Europe (PDTE) and best known for her book and its DVD counterpart, Calming Signals: What Your Dog Tells You. Rugass has studied canine social behavior for more than 30 years, and written and lectured on the subject throughout the world.

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Smiling Dog: Sniffy

Dog’s name and age: Sniffy, 13 years

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Forget About Stress & Anxiety

POSITIONING THEMSELVES FOR REINFORCEMENT First off, sorry. The title was designed to get your attention. We cannot forget about stress and anxiety but rather than focus on those conditions we assume a dog is experiencing, let’s get down to the business of behavior. It has been important that people have been encouraged to […]

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Your dog might be hiding its true colors

New research shows that some breeds of dogs have hidden coat colors — and in some cases, other traits — that have been lurking all along.

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Liver-chip identifies drug toxicities in human, rat, and dog models

Liver toxicity is a big problem in the drug, food, and consumer products industries, especially because results in animal models fail to predict how chemicals will affect humans. A new Liver-Chip successfully predicts how different drugs impact rat, dog, and human models, and could help get the most effective drugs to patients faster.

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Forget About Stress & Anxiety

POSITIONING THEMSELVES FOR REINFORCEMENT First off, sorry. The title was designed to get your attention. We cannot forget about stress and anxiety but rather than focus on those conditions we assume a dog is experiencing, let’s get down to the business of behavior. It has been important that people have been encouraged to […]

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Forget About Stress & Anxiety

POSITIONING THEMSELVES FOR REINFORCEMENT First off, sorry. The title was designed to get your attention. We cannot forget about stress and anxiety but rather than focus on those conditions we assume a dog is experiencing, let’s get down to the business of behavior. It has been important that people have been encouraged to […]

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The Changing Role & Responsibility of Rescues & Shelters

There may have been a time when schools only needed to be charged with teaching students reading, writing and arithmetic. But as society changes schools become responsible for instruction that either used to be provided at home, or represents a new field of study. When I was in high school we had a choice of […]

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Just Say No To Puppy Mills: Q&A With Rory Kress

Bark editor-in-chief Claudia Kawczynska in conversation with Rory Kress, author of The Doggie in the Window
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We caught up with Rory Kress, author of The Doggie in the Window, a meticulously researched, page-turner of a book that shed new light on how damaging puppy mills are to both the dogs and those who buy them (including the author herself). We selected this book as the winner of Bark’s 2018 “Best Nonfiction” award, and jumped at the chance to ask her some follow-up questions.

Bark: How did puppy mills become what they are today?

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Top Ten Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe & Calm this Fourth of July

 

 

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