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Man’s stressed friend: how your mental health can affect your dog

If you think your dog looks stressed out, it might be your own stress levels that are affecting your pet pooch. Via The Conversation. Author: Bronwyn...

Pets and Owners – You Can Learn a Lot About One...

There’s an old saying that pets and their owners become more similar as time goes by. There may be some truth in that, but...

World Spay Day Highlights the Importance of Fixing our Pets

World Spay Day — marked on the last Tuesday in February — is an international effort started by the Doris Day Animal League to encourage the sterilisation...

When your dog feels more hate than love

Everyone thinks that dogs worship their owners – viewing them as gods of some sort. While that may be true in the majority of cases,...

Hot dogs and cool cats: keeping pets cool

As the weather heats up, Australian households won’t just be cranking up the air conditioning for themselves. Some households will be turning it on...

Fireworks and dogs: How you can help your pooch

Every year the fireworks begin. And while some aren’t affected in the slightest, around 45% of dogs have a firework phobia, something that is...

Why decisions to desex male dogs just got more complicated

Behavioural problems in male dogs may be affected by how early in their life they are desexed, according to a study published today in PLOS...

Animal emotions stare us in the face – are our pets...

Scientists are starting to be able to accurately read animal facial expressions and understand what they communicate. By Mirjam Guesgen - Postdoctoral Fellow in Animal...

What ‘walkies’ says about your relationship with your dog

Dogs love “walkies”. And unless it’s pouring with rain and blowing a gale, so do their owners. But there’s much more to this daily...

How deadly is your dog’s saliva? Our relationship with the dog

An elderly lady and her pet Italian greyhound – sounds like the lovely opening to a sweet story doesn’t it? The story, however, is...