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The impact of crisis on pet caregivers and their animals

In recent years, various studies have been conducted to understand the impact that crises such as domestic violence or environmental disasters can have on owners and their pets.  For example, Dogs Trust (2019) found many survivors of domestic abuse had…

Dog Noses: Sniffing out the facts

Dogs’ noses are nothing short of extraordinary. Serving as their primary gateway to the world, these powerful olfactory organs are…

The ‘Silent Farter’: Insights into dog interactions for owners

As a dog owner, have you ever been baffled by your dog’s sudden outburst of reactive behaviour during a peaceful…

Mirror neurons tuned to aggression

A recent study has revealed a fascinating aspect of animal behaviour, particularly focusing on aggression and its perception among animals.…

Three principles all dog owners can apply

Dog training isn’t just about getting a behaviour and attaching a cue to it; instead, I like to consider it…

Cats have nearly 300 facial expressions

Researchers Lauren Scott and Brittany Florkiewicz embarked on a mission to understand the facial signals of domestic cats, particularly during…

Do Dogs and Cats Dream?

If you’re a pet owner, you’ve probably found yourself watching your furry friend as they sleep, wondering what’s going on…

Autumn alert – keeping pets safe from seasonal hazards

Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year – the leaves are turning shades of orange and golden…

Successful Dog Behaviour Change: The art of slowing down

In a world where instant gratification has become the norm, we often seek quick fixes and immediate results. This tendency…

Do dogs perceive time and if so – how?

I am often asked whether dogs perceive time, and if so, how do they perceive it? This question has long…

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