When Your Male Dog Urinates Like a Girl

You know how it works. Male dogs lift a leg to urinate; females squat. But sometimes a male dog squats to void urine as...

What’s In a Name? (A Lot, Actually)

Duchess, Lassie, Champ, and Spot are out. Lucy, Maggie, Max, and Charlie are in. Why the shift in the names we give our dogs?...

Authoritative Versus Authoritarian

Many of us have high expectations of our dogs, but how we respond to them when they follow through successfully makes all the difference...

Dog-Related Falls Not Just About Accidents While Walking Pets on Leashes

It’s logical to assume that more people fall while walking their dogs in the winter than during other seasons because of the hazards of...

Reduced-Calorie May Not Mean What You Think

If your pet is overweight and you are trying to manage his calorie consumption, don’t automatically assume a dog food labeled “reduced-calorie” is low...