We thought it might be interesting to look at Google Trends for the search data of the term "shock collar" vs "dog aggression" and "dog muzzle" by different English-speaking countries from 2004 to 2018. We thought that potentially they might indicate general interest.We don't know why these searches were made. For example, someone might be looking for a shock collar to … [Read more...] about The difference between the interest in shock collars vs dog aggression and muzzles by country
Gut Flora and its role in health and diseaseOne of the most interesting trends in research today is how bacteria influences human health. But the role that bacteria plays in keeping us healthy and protecting us from disease is vast and complex. When the balance of this bacteria world in our gut gets upset, it may play an important role in disease development and mental … [Read more...] about Does bacteria play a role in dog aggression?
Research suggests that dogs are capable of making judgements based on our behavior. Is this something we can adapt for our shy, reactive or aggressive dogs or do they even have the same ability? Dogs Judge Unhelpful People It's more likely that dogs aren't capable of magic, but may be more in tune with behaviour than we are. But research suggests it goes beyond that. In this … [Read more...] about Are Dogs More Judgemental Than We Think?
Dog bites are a very common occurrence during the holidays. One key reason is that everyone—including your dog—is stressed. Here are just some of the things you want to consider for the holidays.Stress is a precursor to aggressionWe all experience stress from time to time. A certain amount of stress (called Eustress) is actually good for us. Eustress is … [Read more...] about Why Dog Bites Happen More Often During Holidays [Infographic]
Ever wonder what your dog does when you're not home?Fairly new to the market, treat dispenser cameras are providing dog owners with ways to interact and see their pets when they are away from home. The huge benefit is obviously dog owners can reassured that their dogs are not in distress.But there may be other benefits, too. The devices might be used as part of a … [Read more...] about Camera Treat Dispenser Comparison