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Prison-Trained Dogs

9/12/13 10:43 AM

Have you been considering adopting a dog but haven't ever had one and don't know where to begin with training? That is something many people who are first-time dog owners struggle with. One fabulous option is to adopt a prison-trained dog. These dogs spend many weeks being trained by prisoners and the benefits are plentiful. First and foremost, many prison programs save dogs from being put down, whether they are at a shelter or donated by individuals or families that just don't have time for dogs, their lives are quite often spared by these programs.

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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