Dogs are great sources of companionship and comfort. If you’ve had a bad day, going home to your cute canine can make you smile again. In fact, studies show that petting a friendly and familiar dog reduces stress by lowering blood pressure, decreasing heart rate, and reducing muscle tension. Canine-assisted therapy has become a fast [...]
Dogs may not be able to communicate like humans–but like us–they can change their tones and meaning easily. Dogs have many barks that convey different attitudes. Unlike people, dog’s barks are unique to their species because each bark has a universal meaning. If you have a dog or are wondering what your furry friends want [...]
Dog owners know that canine companions are important members of their family. Just as you spend time with your parents or siblings, enjoying leisure time with your dog is equally important. If you want to take a break from your daily routine to relax on a vacation, you may want to bring your dog. If [...]
Having a pet around to cuddle and play with is really fun. Sometimes, people who love animals and who really want a pet can’t have one because they or someone in their family is allergic. For example, I have a friend who loves dogs but can’t have one–his sister is allergic and having a pet [...]
Eddie, my family’s Jack Russell Terrier, was the best dog and my favorite playmate. I miss him so much and am so thankful for all that he taught me. Here are 7 things I learned from having Eddie as a pet. Why it’s important to pitch in. Learning to care for Eddie as a puppy [...]
Jack Russell Terrier (JRT) owners know: these dogs are smart and very, very energetic. Jack Russells can be stubborn, too, which stems from the breed’s origin as a hunting dog. The traits and skills that make these terriers excellent hunting dogs – digging, barking, and an assertive temperament – are often interpreted as bad behavior [...]
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