ARTICLES RELATING TO DOGS

Why dog attacks happen

2014-04-12 09:00

You love your dog, but when could your child be at risk of a bite?

“I hate dogs!”

2014-01-24 09:00

9 Tips to help your child get over a fear of dogs.

Bad dogs and scary spiders

2014-01-06 15:00

A collection of tips for parents on creepy crawlies and furry friends.

Dogs recognise facial features

2014-01-03 05:00

A study found that dogs can recognise the faces of people and other dogs they know.

10 things you owe your pet

2013-12-09 12:52

There's a lot more to onwing a pet than opening a tin can twice a day.

6 tips on your new puppy

2013-11-11 09:56

Even if you really love your new puppy, you might not know what's best for it. These 6 tips should sort that out.

Tail wagging tells a lot about a dog

2013-11-01 08:30

Dogs appear anxious in response to left-wagging peers, but relaxed when others' tails go right, a study finds.

Danny K gets upstaged by his own dog on the cover of his new album

2013-10-25 07:00

Danny K's dog Banksy is so awesome, he is even on the cover of the hunky singer's album instead of Danny himself.

Video: dogs help babies crawl

2013-10-14 15:38

Is your baby learning to crawl? Maybe your dogs can help. Watch this cute video for some inspiration.

Canine kisses a no-no

2013-10-02 08:56

We love our dogs, and they love us even more. And they will usually show us just how much they love us by planting big, wet kisses on us.

Social robots designed on dog behaviour

2013-09-14 05:00

Study suggests dogs react more readily to robots that show interactive social behaviour.

Heroic dog saves child from abuse

2013-09-13 12:46

Furry family member’s behaviour reveals US nanny’s child abuse.

Pup in peril? You don't know Jack!

2013-09-09 13:24

A Wheels24 reader sent us a video of a motorcyclist with a dog riding on the tank. Another reader says Jack the Pillion Pooch “loves the bike” and is as “safe as he would be in a car".

Dog donates blood to save cat

2013-08-21 08:59

Traditional animal rivalries were set aside when a dog's blood was used to save the life of a poisoned cat in a rare inter-species transfusion.

Dogs get more sympathy than people

2013-08-12 18:30

When it comes to victims of violence, people feel more empathy for dogs than for some of their fellow humans, a new study suggests.

Why dog attacks happen

2013-08-03 15:00

You love your dog, but when could your child be at risk of a bite?

Bad dogs for kids

2013-07-20 09:00

Are certain dogs dangerous around children? These are the top five dogs NOT suitable for families.

Why should I vaccinate my pet?

2013-04-10 13:27

Vaccination remains the single most effective method for protecting against infectious disease in healthy animals. Here's why you should do it.

New form of animal communication discovered

2013-03-11 08:47

Sniffing, a common behaviour in animals may help scientists identify brain regions critical for interpreting communications cues and what brain malfunctions may cause some complex social disorders.

Dogs 'know' when to misbehave

2013-02-18 15:00

Canines in study chose to 'steal' treats in darkness, where humans can't see, UK researchers report.

How to get rid of fleas

2013-02-05 00:00

Fleas in your carpet, fleas in your bed? Getting rid of the itch-monster involves more than just keeping your pets clean. Learn how to fix the problem in 4 easy steps.

How to get rid of fleas

2013-01-21 11:39

Fleas in your carpet, fleas in your bed? Getting rid of the itch-monster involves more than just keeping your pets clean. Learn how to fix the problem in 4 easy steps.

Talking dog chats to baby

2012-11-29 09:05

Watch this cute, fascinating exchange between a dog and a baby.

 

Your dog truly loves your scent

2014-04-07 12:41

You smell better to your dog than other people, or even other dogs, brain scans show.

Which dogs are likely to bite?

2014-02-11 16:50

Dogs guard families and they are companions. But sometimes things go horrible wrong. Which dogs are most likely to bite?

Paddle boarding with your dog in Rio

2014-01-17 11:25

In Rio de Janeiro dogs take to the waves with their owners for a stand-up paddle board race.

Dogs recognise facial features

2014-01-03 12:00

A study found that dogs can recognise the faces of people and other dogs they know.

Dogs recognise facial features

2014-01-02 11:54

A study found that dogs can recognise the faces of people and other dogs they know.

How to get rid of the itch-monster

2013-11-15 10:14

Fleas in your carpet, fleas in your bed? Getting rid of them involves more than just keeping your pets clean. Learn how to fix the problem in 4 easy steps.

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9 sports stars & their dogs

2013-11-05 08:23

See pics of famous sports stars with their dogs.

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8 weird things dogs do

2013-10-29 05:00

Your dog isn't human – it's a dog. It may live in your home, but it's not a family member. Dogs react mostly on instinct, which is why they do these eight weird things.

Time to phase out pedigree pets

2013-10-18 11:25

It’s not their fault, but pedigree pets are a luxury the planet can’t afford. By Olivia Rose-Innes

Talking dog chats to baby

2013-10-08 09:01

Watch this cute, fascinating exchange between a dog and a baby.

Bad dogs and scary spiders

2013-09-19 13:50

A collection of tips for parents on creepy crawlies and furry friends.

Heroic dog saves child from abuse

2013-09-13 12:49

Furry family member’s behaviour reveals US nanny’s child abuse.

Dogs react well to social robots

2013-09-13 09:34

A study found that dogs react sociably to robots that behave socially towards them, even if the devices look nothing like a human.

Dogs taught to use an iPad

2013-08-26 09:06

You may or may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but you can certainly try to get Fido to use an iPad.

Dogs get more sympathy than people

2013-08-13 05:00

When it comes to victims of violence, people feel more empathy for dogs than for some of their fellow humans, a new study suggests.

Dogs get more sympathy than people

2013-08-12 09:07

When it comes to victims of violence, people feel more empathy for dogs than for some of their fellow humans, a new study suggests.

Puppies and shoe-chewing

2013-07-31 13:29

Chewing is perfectly natural behaviour in puppies and even adult dogs. But dog owners can save their shoes with these straightforward tips (and by staying calm…)

Dog DNA holds clue to eczema

2013-05-13 08:15

A gene found in dogs holds promise as a treatment for eczema.

Dogs used to test diabetes 'cure'

2013-03-14 14:15

Researchers report that a single session of gene therapy injections cured five beagle puppies who had the blood sugar disease diabetes.

Therapy dogs may help autistic kids

2013-02-27 09:36

For children with autism, trained dogs may offer not only a furry friend, but some therapeutic benefits too, a new research review finds.

Dogs pick out faces of other dogs

2013-02-15 09:49

Dogs pick out faces of other dogs, irrespective of breeds, among human and other domestic and wild animal faces and can group them into a category of their own.

How to get rid of fleas

2013-01-28 10:57

Fleas in your carpet, fleas in your bed? Getting rid of the itch-monster involves more than just keeping your pets clean. Learn how to fix the problem in 4 easy steps.

Dogs do come from Africa

2013-01-08 13:34

Dogs have been part of African societies for thousands of years. What on earth was our President thinking, asks CyberShrink.

8 dog disasters

2012-10-16 15:12

Why does your dog do this? Here are 8 new questions.

 
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