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How To Say Goodbye And Hello To Your Dog

I am sorry to spoil this for you, but goodbyes and hellos are not for dogs. We are humans, and we do need to say “goodbye”, “I’ll miss you”, “I’ll be back”, “I’m back”, I’ve missed you” etc, but dogs don’t. In fact, the more you insist on getting a goodbye and a hello out of them, the more confused they will be.

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Kids And Dogs – How To Live In Harmony

There is nothing more awesome for a child, than being raised with pets. I didn’t have that growing up, and I missed it so much (and look where I am now!). The tons of videos with kids and dogs sleeping together and cuddling and eating off each other’s plates are cute, but they have caused too many misunderstandings and practical problems in animal welfare.




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Pavlov’s Dogs And How To Help Our Best Friends Learn

Our dogs learn something from us every minute of the day. They do not speak the human language, so talking to them does not help them learn anything at all, on the contrary it confuses them even more. They learn from our actions, and are actions can often teach them the exact opposite from what we intend to. Continue reading Pavlov’s Dogs And How To Help Our Best Friends Learn

10 Foster Homes That Saved Lives

Fostering is everything when it comes to dog rescue. There are things that can be accomplished in a shelter, but some issues – mainly behavioral ones – can only be resolved in a good foster home. Fostering is not just about temporarily placing an animal in a home, because there is no space available elsewhere, it is mainly about preparing a dog for his forever home, and if it is done properly, it can be life saving. Continue reading 10 Foster Homes That Saved Lives

Mangy And Fearful Stray Puppy Gets The Transformation Of A Lifetime

Mangy, alone, and scared to death, Petri suffered more than any dog should, during the first three months of his life. Born by a stray mum, up on a mountain, near one of the busiest and richest suburbs of Athens, Greece – Glyfada, Petri was rescued by SPAZ on July 6, 2016. Continue reading Mangy And Fearful Stray Puppy Gets The Transformation Of A Lifetime

How To Bring A Shelter Dog Home – A Few Simple Tips

How to bring a shelter dog home? How to introduce him to his new life? How to make him feel at ease and offer him all he has been deprived off in the past? I guess there are millions of articles dedicated to this particular subject, so here is something new. Continue reading How To Bring A Shelter Dog Home – A Few Simple Tips