Dogs as Friends
We share our homes with our dogs, do all we can to keep them safe and healthy, and love them. The rewards are great - Unconditional love, devotion, friendship beyond measure and a deep emotional bond.
Bonding with Your Dog [offsite link]
When you create and maintain a good bond with your dog, you make the dog a real member of your family. This is the role in which dogs probably enrich, lengthen and even save more lives than in any other job dogs do for humans. Itīs great for you, and great for your dog.
Dog Friendly Dates
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, but for many dog lovers a romantic date with their significant other doesn't have to mean leaving their canine companion at home. Try these fun and dog-friendly date ideas for a memorable day, night or weekend out with those most important to you.
Dogs Smell Cancer in Patientsī Breath, Study Shows [offsite link]
Dogs can detect if someone has cancer just by sniffing the personīs breath, a new study shows.
Ordinary household dogs with only a few weeks of basic "puppy training" learned to accurately distinguish between breath samples of lung- and breast-cancer patients and healthy subjects.
Great Activities You Can Enjoy With Your Dog [offsite link]
Here is an introduction to some great things people do with their dogs. When people and dogs do things together itīs good news all around. Many of these activities provide the structure that helps people learn to better communicate with their dogs
Including Your Dogs in Weddings
Many people have been including their pets in their wedding ceremonies, but what if your dog is more likely to cause a scene than remember his cues?
Leaving your Pet a Future [offsite link]
One of the most important things you can do for your pet is to find good people to care for them if you cannot. The possibility that we could become ill, disabled, or pass away before our pets do must be considered. Pets without owners can be turned over to animal shelters or even euthanized. By talking with loved ones and making legal provisions, pet owners can help ensure their pets will have attention, love, and a comfortable home in the future.
More Than Friendship
We are caretakers of the special dogs in our lives. We share our homes with them, do all we can to keep them safe and healthy, and love them. The rewards are great.... unconditional love, devotion, friendship beyond measure and a deep emotional bond.
Pets for Senior Citizens [offsite link]
Studies have shown that owning and handling animals significantly benefits health, and thatīs not just for the young. Pets may help elderly owners live longer, healthier, and more enjoyable lives.
Physical & Medical Health Benefits [offsite link]
Although many pet owners will say their pets make them feel better, there are still some skeptics. Now, research studies have shown that pets do have a very positive impact on various aspects of our health.
Providing for Your Petīs Future Without You [offsite link]
If you become ill, incapacitated, or die before your pets, who will care for them. To ensure that your beloved pets will continue to receive the care they need, should something unexpected happen to you, itīs critical to plan ahead. This information sheet helps you do that.
The Healing Power of Pets [offsite link]
Even desperately ill patients respond to this unorthodox therapy - a cold wet nose and a furry cuddle.
The Link Between Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence [offsite link]
Domestic violence often involves animals. For families suffering with domestic violence or abuse, the use or threat of abuse against companion animals is often used for leverage by the controlling/violent member of the family to keep others in line or silent. Read more....
Understanding Your Dogs Body Language [offsite link]
Being able to read a dogs body language is so important. You not only want to be able to interpret your own dog correctly but, on the street, you want to be able to tell friend from foe. Learn more about what dogs are telling us with their body language.
Wish your pets could talk to you? Well, they do [offsite link]
Heres a guide to interpreting what their tails, ears and fur are saying.
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