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This Simple Tweak Is One Of The Best Ways To Protect Your Windows Computer

A lot of Windows users take an additive approach when it comes to security. Think you need to increase your protection? Install another piece of software. There are some great apps out there, like RansomFree, but you can actually make your Windows PC a lot more secure simply by changing one little …

Malware

New Android malware uses your phone to attack your wireless router

A new Android trojan has been discovered that can work through your wireless router and control the Wi-Fi network of its victims. Security …

Wi-Fi

Neuroscience & Brain Mechanisms Of Critical Periods In Puppy Development. This Should Be Started Before You Get Him Home.

The most critical period for puppy development is the age six to eight weeks (everything that happens prior to this is to do with setting the …

Windows 10 tip: Create a full image backup using this hidden tool

Do you miss the old Windows 7 backup tool? It's still there, well hidden in Windows 10, and its most impressive trick is the option to create a …

Tutorials

"Good Sit!"

Here is a quiz. Let’s say someone says, “Sit,” to a dog, intending the word as a cue.<p>What part of speech is the word, “Sit”?<br>• Then, what part of speech …

Say Your Dog's Name and He May Form an Image of Your Face

I had just bought a cup of coffee at a coffee shop when I noticed that Sam, a member of the faculty at my university, was waving at me. He gestured …

Cognition

Does a Dog's Body Language Tell Us How Much He Has Learned?

A few years ago I found myself sitting in the bleachers had a dog show. I was looking down at a dog obedience competition and sipping a cup of coffee …

Pets

Can Dogs Learn Word Meanings by Just Watching and Listening?

I had just finished giving a lecture on the topic of how dogs communicate. The university, which had sponsored my talk, had arranged a small …

Pets

Can Dogs Learn by Watching Television?

Is it possible to use videos to teach dogs obedience commands?<p>I recently received a phone call from a dog trainer in Chicago. It seems that he had …

Dogs

Do Dog Barks Signal Emotional Information to Humans?

I had just finished delivering a lecture on the topic of how dogs communicate and afterwards several people came up to offer some observations or ask …

Demonstration

Nose to Nose Greeting With Puppies

Nose to nose touches may be a safe addition to puppy socialization.<p>Last night I had the opportunity to visit with a group of seven-week-old Nova …

Dogs

The Clothes You Wear Can Affect a Dog's Emotional State

I was visiting a colleague who is associated with a dog rescue society in California. We were at the society's kennel and he was telling me about a …

Pets

Dog Training Using Behavior Capture

Getting a new puppy seems to provide a glimpse at immortality. You get to start over with a new dog, a blank slate, a mind to shape, and a whole new …

Nova Scotia

Relationship Between Stress, Aggression & Resilience As A Function Of Environmental Predictability

Graph shows the estimated relationship between these variables.<p>If you would like to read further about the neuro-mechanisms of resilience, please see …

At What Age Should Puppies Be Brought to Their New Homes?

I was speaking to a well-respected breeder of Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers and mentioned to her that I had picked up my new puppy from his breeder at …

Pets

CleverPet – The Dog Engaging Treat Machine

Price: $TBAKeep your pet engaged and happy all day with CleverPet, the dog engaging treat machine. Using a clever pattern, your dog begins to learn …

How to Live with a High Energy Dog Without Losing Your Mind

<i>It’s almost dawn. I am rudely awoken when something slobbery and Frisbee-shaped is dropped on my head. I open one eye to find Merlin’s face inches</i> …

Ignorance is Bliss: Real-World Use of Modifiers with a Search & Rescue Dog

<b>A search-and-rescue start</b> read more

It's Not You It's Me: If a Dog Won't Play With You, It Could Be Your Fault

You’ve probably heard the expression, Life Is Short: Play With A Dog. “Okay!” you think. “I’ll do it!” After all, dogs play together until they are …

National Train Your Dog Month

APDT's National Train Your Dog Month<p>At KPCT, we know how important training is to building a great relationship with your pet. In celebration of …

How to Clicker Train Your Dog

Home >> Positively Contributors >> How to Clicker Train Your Dog<p>Photo by Dog Breath Photography| www.dogbreathphoto.com<p>Have you ever heard of clicker …

This Is Where Your Cute Pet Store Puppy Came From

Home >> Positively Contributors >> This Is Where Your Cute Pet Store Puppy Came From<p>Photo by Angels Among Us Pet Rescue| www.angelsrescue.org<p>This is …

Pets

Your dog can read your face, researchers find

The researchers then showed the dogs only the upper or lower halves of the images (eyes or mouth) and still the dogs were able to tell the difference …

Why Does My Dog Hump Everything?

Home >> Positively Contributors >> Why Does My Dog Hump Everything?<p><b>“Hump Free!”</b><p>Flash back to the late 1990s, my husband used to have a service dog …

Dogs

Mr. Licks-A-Lot

Home >> Positively Contributors >> Mr. Licks-A-Lot<p><b>Do you live with a Mr. Licks-A-Lot?</b><p>You know what I mean - a dog who, for reasons that he is not …

What Panting Means (Not All Panting is the Same)

<b>By Guest Blogger Lore Haug DVM MS DACVB</b><p>We all know dogs pant for thermoregulation. But panting can provide information about the dog’s emotional …

Dog Training Front Door Greetings

Don’t Socialize the Dog!

Really?That title is a typo, right? A professional dog trainer would never advocate against socialization, would she? Well, maybe!The problem isn't …

Pets

3 Tips For Using Dog Training Methods On People

When I meet someone new and say that I'm a dog trainer, the first question I usually get is, "Can you train my husband?" My reply is always, "Yep!"<p>Being a dog trainer is all about molding behaviors, and behavior is something that all animals have in common. I bet you're behaving right this second! …

Pets