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Dogs yawn with their owners, less so with strangers

Dog owners: Do you think your beloved animal has empathy for you when you come home dog-tired, drop into a chair and let out a big, loud yawn?<p>Scientists think dogs might be feeling empathy for their owners when they do what humans often do with one another: contagious yawning.<p>Dogs yawn more …

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Simple Pet Photography Tips and 10 Fun Images to Inspire You

Some of our favorite scene stealers in movies and photography are of pets and children. Beautiful pet photographs can be captured using techniques …

5 Mistakes Every Dog Owner Makes (An Insider's Perspective)

In the entire world, only one species has thrown in with the human race: dogs. They fight in our wars, police our streets, and even live in our …

Is it harmful to attach a leash to your dog’s neck?

<b>By Emily Larlham</b><p><b>(Note: This article is a work in progress- the more I research, the more I will add to this work.)</b><p>People who live with dogs for …

Do Some Dogs Need a Heavier Hand?

It never fails -- someone always says it. In a recent online discussion about a trainer known for using less-than-gentle methods, someone made a comment that sounded a lot like this: "Positive training is fine for smaller dogs and puppies, and maybe even some adults, but there are some dogs that …

2 Dog Trail Positive Dog Training

Punishment Versus Reward Training in dogs using smarties and a shock collar on humans.