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Dogs and Children

3/27/14 6:45 AM

Dogs and kids can be the best of friends, but sometimes it takes some training to get there. Particularly if you have a dog first and they are used to getting all your love! Luckily, there are some things you can do to help ease the transition, or to help teach children how to behave around a dog that you bring home for the first time! There are often stories about dogs biting children, but usually there are warning signs before this happens. Paying attention to the signals that your pet is giving you is important as that's their mode of communication.

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Posted in News By Leah Overton

Dog Intelligence

3/29/13 10:22 AM

Most of us know how smart our dogs are; now there is further proof! A group of researchers in France recently proved that dogs have an innate ability to discriminate between dogs, humans and other species. In this study, nine dogs were shown 144 pairs of pictures and needed to pick out their species. The number of dog breeds is huge; over 400 pure breeds of dogs exist. These dogs were able to pick out dogs even among the vast variation of breeds. They grouped dogs into a different category than humans and other animals.

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Posted in News By Leah Overton