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This Costa Rican Sanctuary is Heaven on Earth for Stray Dogs 1

 

We recently came across a fascinating article sure to capture the imagination of any animal lover.  It’s a profile of a remarkable woman named Lya Battle and the amazing refuge she has provided for hundreds of homeless street dogs in Costa Rica.  This special place is...

10 Positive Reinforcement Tips for Training Your Dog 0

 

 

Any good dog trainer will tell you that the key to successful training is positive reinforcement.  What do the words positive and negative reinforcement mean, and how do you make sure that you’re always keeping it positive around your dog…even when you’re frustrated or in a...

Video: Victim Assistance Therapy Dog Joins the FBI 0

 

Dolce is the Italian word for “sweet” and as you’ll see in this heartwarming video, it’s the perfect name for a special therapy dog who became the first “employee” of the FBI’s K-9-Assisted Victim Assistance Program.  Dolce was the assistance dog for an FBI Victim Specialist...

Quick and Easy “Pawnut” Butter and Applesauce Dog Treat Recipe! 1

 

We love healthy and all-natural dog treat recipes…and it’s even better if they are quick and easy to make!  What could be a tastier treat for your pup than these “pawnut” (aka peanut) butter and applesauce snacks for your best friend?  Your dog will gobble them...

Heroic Black Lab Saves His Neighbor’s Life 0

 

We love stories about animals who come to the rescue when one of their human family members gets into trouble.  But one awesome 7 year-old black Labrador retriever named Mac recently saved the life of his next door neighbor when she had a medical emergency in...

New Study Finds Reggae is Favorite Music of Dogs 0

 

Every once in a while, a piece of scientific research comes along that puts a smile on your face.  Here’s one of those cases!  We know that music has a strong effect on human emotions, but now there’s proof that certain kinds of music…especially reggae...have a...