Tips, Tails & Trends

These Doggie Figures?

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Number of dogs worldwide. Around 525 million. At 75.8 million, the U.S. has the highest dog population in the world. France has the second highest with 8.8 million. Reproduction rate. One female dog and her offspring could produce 67,000 puppies…

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Taming The Tooth Monster

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Some dogs take treats too hard. As in, they manage to scrape your hands painfully when they grab the goody. Usually these dogs weren’t taught as puppies what is an acceptable amount of pressure for big pearly canines on human…

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Tripods Don’t Stop

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A common reaction when people see a three-legged dog is sympathy. (“Poor thing…”) Another is admiration. (“What a brave pooch!”) Both are entirely understandable. For humans, amputation can involve complex psychological and emotional issues. For dogs? Less so. Dogs have…

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Motivating Your Dog

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Does your dog’s response to cues seem lackluster? You may not have found the right motivation. Like humans, dogs work harder with strong motivation. Here’s how to turbocharge your dog’s drive—whether to come when called or break her agility speed…

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K9 Nose Work

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K9 Nose work is a fun, low-key sport that takes advantage of dogs’ amazing sense of smell and their love of having a job to do. In the same way Rally-O is a relaxed version of obedience competition, K9 Nose…

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