A purebred German shepherd will forever be the size of a pup due to a rare genetic condition. Ranger, 2, has “pituitary dwarfism,” a genetic condition that primarily affects German shepherds, but can affect
Researchers are saying that they’ve found a more accurate way to calculate a dog’s age — but it’s not as simple as multiplying your dog’s age by seven. In a new study published on Nov. 4, scientists outlined
Portuguese researchers are encouraging dog owners to think twice before raising their voices at their pups. A brand-new study published by bioRxiv found that dogs develop long-term fear after getting at.
Today in sad news: a study published this week by molecular biologists in Portugal found that dogs who go through aversion-based training (shock collars, being yelled at) are worse off health-wise than
Training a pet to behave can be challenging, but don’t let the project get the best of you. A new study has found that yelling at your dog, and using other kinds of “aversive training” — like negative
Many dog parents already know their pets communicate with them, but what EXACTLY are they trying to say? A speech-language pathologist with an 18-month-old dog is working to find out, and she’s already