Leonard Tillerman

131 Added | 13 Magazines | 137 Likes | 14 Following | 6 Followers | @LeonardTill11b4 | #Animal and #pet loving #writer. Creates extensively researched and evidence based articles about pet behaviors, training, breed traits and pet product reviews. Many of my articles can be found on Hubpages at  https://hubpages.com/@leonardtillerman

Dukes and their dogs: Why Britain’s aristocracy are just as mad about their canine friends as the rest of us

Stylish canines have long been a duke's or duchess's best friend, as Matthew Denison found out.<p>Britain’s aristocracy have always been as dog-mad as …

Free Rabies Clinic For Dogs And Cats To Be Held In Basking Ridge

The clinic will be held Jan.13 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bernards Township Public Works Garage, 277 South Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge.<p>BASKING …

Pets

When kids battle cancer, therapy dogs can benefit entire family, study finds

When the littlest patients battle cancer, more hospitals are now opening their doors to specially-trained dogs in the hopes a wagging tail, soft fur and playful paws can help kids in the way conventional drugs can’t.<p>But how effective is animal therapy in such cases? New research by American Humane …

French Bulldog craze sees influx of pets dumped at dogs' homes

A craze for French bulldogs and other specialist dog breeds has seen rising number of pets abandoned, according to the Battersea Dogs Home, which says growing numbers of owners cannot afford to pay vet bills.<p>The pet rescue centre has seen an influx of flat-faced breeds like French bulldogs and …

Turkey: where pampered cats are top dog

A nation split along fault lines of national identity, religion and ethnicity is united by one thing: a love of felines<p>Selim can often be spotted surveying his neighbourhood, a stone’s throw away from the Galata tower and down the hill from bustling İstiklal avenue. He looks content, his expanding …

Hugging Dog Of Instagram Gets $10K Donation After Chelsea Fire

The famous hugging dog of Instagram and her owner have received nearly $60,000 in donations from well-wishers after a devastating fire.<p>CHELSEA, NY — …

Pets

To determine my dog's breed once and for all, I gave it a DNA test

Our dog Mojo is a mutt, a mongrel, a mash-up. The rescue centre that took her in and passed her on described her as a terrier cross, vaguely guessing: “We think probably Westie cross Jack Russell cross Yorkie.” It wasn’t much to go on – but she looked like the kind of dog we could handle. Not too …

Meet the 19 least intelligent dogs

The least intelligent of man's best friend<p>One of the most daunting parts of owning a dog is figuring out how to train it.<p>Trainability, or a dog’s …

Pets

Meet Parsley - the Scottish cat with thousands of international fans

Parsley the cat has a huge social media following of more than 6,000 people from all over the world.<p>A cat is attracting tourists from all over the …

Elderly dog can’t contain his joy after unwrapping a puppy for Christmas

An elderly dog was given the ultimate Christmas gift this month – and he couldn’t have been happier about it.<p>Cash, a 12-year-old Golden Retriever, …

20 Fun Math Activities for Your Class + Download | Prodigy

When students think “fun,” memories of math class likely won’t be the first to pop into their heads. But that doesn’t have to be the case.<p>There are …

What Is My Dog Really Trying to Tell Me?

What Is My Dog Really Trying to Tell Me?<p>Updated on December 16, 2017<p>Introduction<p>There can be little doubt that most dog owners love their pets a …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Hot Drink You Should Have Before 8 AM To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To A Doctor

Internal inflammation is directly linked to insulin resistance and weight gain. But starting the day with an anti-inflammatory hot drink can offload …

Gary Fisher perked up when he saw his mom, Carrie, in "The Last Jedi," and pass the tissues

It’s been nearly a year since the sudden passing of Carrie Fisher, but her presence loomed large at <i>The Last Jedi</i>‘s premiere last weekend.<p>Fisher’s …

Christmas Cookie Recipes

Hi friends - I suspect it is going to be a big baking weekend, so I thought it might be helpful to wrangle some of my favorite holiday-esque cookie …

Dessert

This Study on 3,000 Very Good Golden Retrievers Could Help All Dogs Live Longer

Who's a good boy?<p>Most dogs get poked and prodded at the veterinarian's office. Piper, a 4-year-old golden retriever in Chicago, gets far more …

How to Introduce a New Kitten to an Older Cat

Many cat owners do not realize their friendly, single adult cats may have trouble getting along with a new kitten. A new kitten is typically eager to …

Washington Did A Lot This Week And America's Schools Will Feel It

Hello and welcome to another roundup of the top education stories. It's been a long week and a lot has happened. Here's our recap.<p><b>The FCC votes to repeal net neutrality regulations</b><p>The Republican majority on the Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era rules that restrict …

The Science Behind Making Fluffy Pancakes

If you want to be able to cook fluffy pancakes, all you need to be able to do is follow a good recipe.<p>But if you want to understand what <i>makes</i> a …

This Monte Cristo Casserole Is the Perfect Combination of Savory and Sweet

Hello, and welcome to <i>Will It Casserole?</i>, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. Today …

B.C. teacher suspended after accidentally showing porn in class

VANCOUVER—An elementary school teacher in British Columbia was suspended after inadvertently projecting pornographic images from his work laptop in a …

10 Revealing Remarks About Education in 2017

A roundup of 10 quotes on teaching and learning from the past year<p>This year, education often dominated the national conversation. New appointments in the Education Department and escalating debates on college access brought school-related issues further into the public eye. It can be easy to get …

Education

How Gross Is It to Let My Dog Sleep Next to Me?

“If your dog hasn’t had the proper treatments, it could bring fleas and ticks into the bed."<p><b>The Scenario</b><p>On countless occasions, you've seen your friend doze off with his trusty Labrador, Bella, by his side. Nestling up to her furry body works better than a Tylenol PM after a long day, he says. On …

Pets

What Should We Be Feeding Our Dogs?

Loretta Lou is a chocolate Lab. That means she'll eat anything and everything. That's why when it comes to her diet, I'm a helicopter dad. I hover …

A Tiny Yellow Bird Sprints Out of the Bedroom to Join His Hungry Dachshund Brothers for Dinner

Upon hearing his two dachshund brothers chowing down on their dinner, a tiny bright yellow bird came sprinting out of the bedroom and immediately lay …

Cute

These are 2017's most popular pets on Instagram

As 2017 winds down, Instagram has unveiled its year in review featuring the top moments, trends, celebrities, hashtags and more. And when it comes to …

New York’s fitness elite are crazy for these $600 fitness ‘guns’

Flexing your guns in front of the mirror at the gym? So last year, bro! At hot workout studios and on social media, New York’s fitness elite are all …

8 Pets That Are Easy to Care For

8 Pets That Are Easy to Care For<p>Introduction:<p>Throughout the history of human civilization people have domesticated and tamed animals to be their …