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Sniffer dogs are trained to detect Covid-19

Medical detection dogs are being trained to detect people infected with COVID-19, and could soon be used in public places like airports and train stations.

The rarest and most ancient dog breed re-discovered in the wild

Considered to be one of the rarest and most ancient canids currently living, the New Guinea Singing Dog was thought to be extinct in the wild, but a few living specimens have been found during a recent expedition.

Togo, the untold true story of an heroic sled dog in Alaska

Set in Alaska in 1925, the Disney movie Togo is an endearing true story of courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and his lead sled dog during an epic race to deliver a serum.

Meet the dog that took part in the SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden

In a new memoir, former U.S. Navy SEAL Will Chesney pays tribute to his canine military partner Cairo, the Belgian Malinois who was chosen to descend on Osama bin LadenÔÇÖs compound in Pakistan in May 2011.

Your dog knows when you are sick or unwell

Researchers have found that dogs are sensitive to a personÔÇÖs change in mood, tone of voice, and body smells that can occur with the onset of disease or emotional breakdown.
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The Dogs that Find Archeological Human Remains

Archaeologists are using highly trained detection dogs to help uncover ancient prehistoric burial sites and human remains dated to the Iron Age.
Nutrition

A Critical Look at Selecting a Diet for your Dog

A comparative guide to choosing what type of diet to feed your dog, with the pros and cons of each type of food and nutrition advice.
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Understanding How Dogs Communicate

Learning how dogs communicate is an essential skill to acquire in order to understand your dog, and to know how and when to approach unknown dogs cautiously
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Strategies for Managing Dog Separation Anxiety

Dog separation anxiety is common and can be fixed without medication. It is better managed by applying simple and consistent training strategies for prevention.
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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Guide Dogs

Guide dogs are assistance dogs that are selectively bred and trained to lead and become life companions of the blind and visually impaired.

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Step by Step Guide to House Training Your Puppy

House training is your first training challenge with your puppy. How long it takes depends mostly on how much commitment, consistency, and patience you invest.
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Sniffer Dogs, the World of K9 Scent Detection

An insider look at the amazing olfactory world of scent-detection dogs, their selection process and training for the detection of narcotics and explosives.
Nutrition

How to Evaluate How Much to Feed Your Dog

This guide will explain the simple math you can do to calculate how much you should be feeding your dog on a daily basis based on his metabolic needs.
Behavior

Understanding and dealing with dog aggression

Aggressive behaviors in dogs can take many forms and have causes rooted in genetics, hormones, early socialization or simply a consequence of a learning process

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The Detection Dogs Who Can Smell Early Disease

Research studies have demonstrated dogs' abilities to accurately detect early forms of disease before they are diagnosed by medical technologies.
Training

A Step by Step Guide to Leash Training your Dog

Teaching your dog to walk on a leash calmly without pulling is really not difficult if you follow a proven method step by step and you have the right equipment.
Behavior

How to Avoid Reinforcing Unwanted Dog Behaviors

Most unwanted dog behaviors can be unlearned and modified through training. Some behaviors are reinforced by owners due lack of understanding of dog psychology
Nutrition

How to Read and Decode Dog Food Labels

Current pet food labeling requirements fall short of what is needed to allow informed choices. Learn what to look for, and how to decode the labels.
Training

All You Need to Know About Dog Crate Training

The fundamentals and benefits of crate training for puppies and adult dogs, with practical training tips, and advice on the types of crates and sizes to choose.
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The Definitive Guide to Dog Collars and Leashes

The right choice of dog collar is fundamental for the safety of both dog and owner, and determines how successful you will be at walking and training your dog