Do These Genes Make Me Look Fat?

Do These Genes Make Me Look Fat?

While some dog breeds are more prone to becoming overweight or obese, nearly half of the nation’s dogs and cats suffer some level of tipping the scales beyond their breed standards. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) reports that 59% of cats and 54% of...
The Love Language spoken by Dogs

The Love Language spoken by Dogs

    The Love Language Between us and our Dogs   If you own or pet sit for dogs, you know they possess marvelous communication skills. Apart from their vocalization and understanding of our words and commands, dog body language involves their posture,...
Why do Dogs Hump?

Why do Dogs Hump?

Note: this article is for pet owners and pet sitters to better understand what causes a dog to perform the “humpty-do” dance. Humping or “mounting” is a common behavior and not exclusive to intact or stud males only. Neutered males and females may also “go for it”....