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.. read more →

Gut Flora and its role in health and disease One 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.. read more →

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.. read more →

Dog bites are a very common occurrence during the holidays. One key reason is that everyone—including your dog—is stressed. The disruption of routines, new people coming into the home, different or unfamiliar interactions, more noise, and often, less exercise cause stress in dogs. Stressed dogs are less tolerant dogs. Stressed dogs are more likely to growl and bite. Unfortunately, most.. read more →

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.. read more →