Dogs are taking over the office from it human owners as managers allow workers to bring their dogs to work to reduce stress. One survey found that bringing dogs to the office reduces stress, with more than a quarter of employers saying they okay with a dog-friendly policy. Workers are taking their dogs to the office as a number of workplaces agree they are reducing stress. One in four companies now has dog colleagues in the office. And more than a quarter of employers say … [Read more...] about More Companies are allowing dogs in the office
Like children, dog adopts a "look and learn" approach, which means that they cannot avoid mimicking human actions when doing their dog tasks. The results have been seized by dog trainers as evidence that owners can "positively influence the behavior of their pets." So hard-wired is ‘furry best friend’ to learn in such a way, said the academics, that this could have had a greater effect on how they behave than their selective breeding by humans for at least 10,000 years of … [Read more...] about Dogs Love “Ballet” as Much as Their Human Pas Partner Does!
On a trip to Bolivia a few years ago, Voyager Colonel John Blashford-Snell came across a dog named Xingu who had two noses. Xingu was a rare Double-Nosed Andean Tiger Hound, a breed named for their unusual split (or double) nose. He remembers meeting Xingu mother, Bella back in 2005, and when he returned from his trip, he told BBC’s today: "While we were there, sitting by the fire one night, I saw an unusual looking dog that seems to be two noses. I was sober at that time, "he said. “ Then I … [Read more...] about Toby The Two-Nosed Dog is Saved From Being Put Down
Shortly after a terrible mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, which killed at least 58 people and injured more than 500 people, a pack of Golden Retrievers appeared in the city to do their part. The LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs are a furry crew affiliated with Lutheran Church Charities, a non-profit foundation in Northbrook, Illinois. The group has trained therapy dogs in 23 states. The dogs work in their local community in places like hospitals and nursing homes and always travel to a place of crisis … [Read more...] about Furry Canine Heroes Show Up To console The Grieving Las Vegas
Humans have established strong and lasting bonds with the dog. We feed and shelter them. We laugh with them at their antics, workout with them, and give them love and affection. In return, we receive affection, fun, exercise, unconditional love, and trust. We worry about our dogs when they look sad and when they are sick. We mourn deeply for them when they passed. Beyond the benefits we receive from our daily interaction with our pets, dogs have been shown to have a positive impact on our … [Read more...] about Ryan Gosling Still Have Special Feeling for His Late Dog, George
About 205 abandoned dogs were flown from Puerto Rico to the United States mainland in an attempt to alleviate overcrowding on the island. Hundreds of these rescued dogs landed in Florida after being moved from two shelters in Puerto Rico. They all faced a bleak future at animal shelters in Puerto Rico, where overcrowding results in many dogs being euthanized. Fortunately, that changed on Wednesday, as 205 abandoned dogs were transferred to the United States mainland by animal … [Read more...] about 205 Abandoned Shelter Dogs Flown from Puerto Rico to US for a better life
The storm phobia in dogs is remarkably common. However, veterinarians and animal behaviors are unable to determine the reasons for this. If your dog is scared of thunderstorms there are a number of ways that you can help him or her, but unfortunately, it is almost impossible to cure the phobia altogether. A recent study by veterinarian Nancy Dreschel produced results indicating that about 15-30% of dogs suffer from some type of anxiety during the storm. In its most extreme forms, this can … [Read more...] about Tips to Help a Dog That is scared of Thunderstorm
The sport of dog surfing has developed its own series of competitions that have been growing both in number and participation in recent years. There are now competitions in San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Hawaii, and other places around the world. The most common are San Diego windsurfing dog competitions. Dog surfing is exactly what it looks like: dogs riding on ocean waves. They are usually assisted by humans to catch the waves, sometimes even joined by humans on the board. It's also … [Read more...] about Who is the top dog of the California Waves?
Anyone who has been traveling or exploring alone will tell you how lonely it can make you feel. Worse yet, taking some friend along can often be just as bad - being in such tight space with one or two people can only lead to a big fall out, or even going to a small loopy. Perfectly, of course, we all liked to take our pets along for the ride. Never complaining, always happy to be there, an endless source of entertainment - if it is not for their daft demeanors, they made the paw-fact … [Read more...] about Bear the mountain-climbing and desert-hiking adventure Pooch
Some Guinness records may seem very extraordinary and amazing; Mochi’s story is not far from it. With a tongue measuring about 7.31 inches long, Mochi became the new world record holder. This dog slobber is definitely worse than her bark or bite. Mochi, an 8-year-old Saint Bernard in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has a licker that measures whopping 7.3-inches from lip to edge. Her gigantic tongue has helped her lick her way into the Guinness Book of Records as the current holder of the coveted … [Read more...] about Adorable Dog with Incredibly long tongue breaks world record