Dogs vs. Cats, Which is Scientifically Smarter

Dog owners say their pets are smartest because their pet is loyal, joyous and can be trained. Cat owners say it’s their pet — for exactly the opposite reasons. But it now appears, that when it comes to raw brain power, dogs are clearly ahead. Their cerebral cortex is...

Being Your Dog’s Pack Leader

The steps that are part of the ladder to the top of the pack are several. Mind you they are all more attitude oriented than action. Please note that physical punishment will not enforce you as the Alpha- it will only create distrust, fear and a grudging sense of...

When to Call a Training Professional

Training should be a pleasure for both you and your dog. Granted, there are often challenges as you work towards better manners but if you find yourself becoming frequently frustrated with your dog, it’s time to get help. Frustration is only a few degrees away from...

Kiss Kibble Bye Bye: Homemade Dog Food Recipe

Beef Stew, Doggie Style Diced carrots A much healthier alternative to canned dog food, this recipe is loaded with fresh protein and vitamins and can be stored in your fridge for most of the week. Ingredients 1 pound of beef stew meat 1 small sweet potato 1/2 cup of...

My pet is overweight. What can I do?

Obesity is a common nutritional problem in dogs and cats. Being overweight can lead to a lot of problems, including arthritis, heart disease, diabetes and certain types of cancer. It has even been shown to decrease life expectancy in dogs. When talking obesity, it...