Yep, it’s a scientific fact your dog is smarter than your cat. That news is not hard to believe coming from a bunch of dog fans at My Little Puppy, but researchers have discovered dogs’ brains have twice as many neurons as cats.
We’re in the heart of the holiday season, and that means more dinners and meals with the ones we love, including our pups! While you’re chowing down, your pooch may give you third-degree puppy-dog eyes, so it’s good to know what holiday foods are canine-friendly and what keep away from them. You should check with your veterinarian about what foods are okay for your specific dog, but here are some suggestions on pet-friendly holiday grub.
Turkey may have been the main course on Thanksgiving, but the National Dog Show in Philadelphia was the day’s main event! Since NBC started airing the contest back in 2002, the National Dog Show has become a Turkey-Day tradition with over 20 million viewers!
We might think of winter as a time to keep our pups indoors. But a lot of dogs love the cooler weather and have winter in their DNA! If you live in a colder climate, our puppy specialist Callie Woods has a list of chill pooches that love a good snow day!
When we see a well-behaved dog walking on a leash, we might not think of it as anything special. But it’s a skill that takes some time for both puppy and parent to learn. With a little bit of patience and calm direction, you can have your dog behaving on a leash and following your lead. Here are some steps to make leash training easier.
There’s no question that parenting a pooch can be rewarding. Now there’s proof that having a dog rewards people with longer, healthier lives. For instance, the American Heart Association has declared that having a dog lowers a person’s risk of heart disease even more than having cats. Another study has shown that older people with dogs have boosted neural activity compared to those without pets. Here are some of the ways a furry friend can help you live a healthier life.
The leaves are starting to change, the temperatures are starting to drop, and it’s time to pack away the shorts and tank tops. But are you preparing for your pooch, too?
Recently, we discussed how to teach your pooch to play fetch. While it might take some time for your pup to start catching and fetching regularly, here are some recent examples of dogs taking fetch to a whole new level.
French bulldogs are quickly becoming one of the most popular dogs in America. Last year, Frenchies were named the #6 most popular dog in the States, right behind Beagles! But there’s a good reason for their popularity–French bulldogs are fun, easy-going companion dogs that win almost anyone over with their good nature and adorable looks. Here are some facts you should know about Frenchies!
You might think dogs are born knowing how to play fetch. Not exactly.
Some dogs learn the game faster than others, but it can take weeks for a dog to catch on, and that’s ok. But once your pup gets it, fetch is an awesome exercise with physical and mental benefits. Here are steps to getting your dog into fetch mode!