How Can I Remove Dog Urine Odor From Carpet?

Blot the damp urine with a paper towel and remove the smell with a vinegar solution. If the dog hasn’t been potty trained, accidents can happen without a warning. Clean up the urine while it’s still wet. If the urine dries on the carpet, it could stain the carpet and boost the growth of bacteria. […]

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How To Calm Down A Dog?

If your dog is acting out of hand with its built-up energy or is in an anxious or stressed mood, give him time out. Time out is an essential training tool because it separates the dog from things such as human contact, toys, and even the accidental look you can’t help but give when they […]

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Do Dogs Think?

Of course, they do! Any pet owner will defy you to prove otherwise. While the commonly held belief is that dogs display the mental capacity of a 5 year old child, some of the tasks they can be trained to complete, require capabilities that easily surpass this assertion. For some time now, man’s best friend has […]

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Do Dogs Smile?

Ever looked at your pup after a run or an invigorating game of fetch and noticed the corners turned up around his open mouth? Or seen your dog bear his rarely-seen row of tiny front incisors?  Ever been tempted to believe he’s smiling at you, wondering, ‘Can dogs even do that?’? There are two ways of […]

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Do Dogs See In Black And White?

The human eye consists of a complex network of photoreceptors separated into two groups known as rods and cones. Cones are responsible for the differentiation of colours.  Dogs only have 20% of the number of cones in a human eye.  As such, their ability to differentiate colour is far more limited than that of humans. This […]

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Do Dogs Love Their Owners?

Have you ever stared lovingly into the soulful eyes of your loving pooch, convincing yourself that this is an act of love? Dogs are more complex creatures than they are often credited as being, and if they can feel joy, why not love.  However, the question is not whether they can feel love, but can they […]

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Do Dogs Like Hugs?

Opinions remain divided on this topic.  Dogs may experience much of the same emotions as humans and react accordingly, but they do not always act on their emotions in the same way that humans do. From an evolutionary perspective, dogs do not show affection the same way that humans do, and vice versa.  In much the […]

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Do Dogs Laugh?

Researchers believe so. The average pet owner has witnessed dogs showing signs of sadness, hunger, shame, defensiveness when threatened and even jealousy.  In fact, focussed studies were prompted by the other emotional expressions often displayed by dogs. We also know that dogs are able to smile and do so at appropriate time, when most content. So […]

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Do Dogs Have Tonsils?

If you’re especially well acquainted with your dog, a big yawn might reveal a pair of swollen glands on either side of the back of his throat.  Should you witness this, it’s likely your dog’s tonsils are enflamed and he is fighting an infection. It is a good idea to get your pet to a […]

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Do Dogs Have Souls?

Since man and dog first became best friends, the question has played on every dog lover’s mind, even inspiring films to interrogate the concern – Do dogs have souls? The idea unleashes a debate of cosmic proportions, leading to further questions on the existence of a heaven that accepts dogs upon death. It all comes down […]

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