When Day Care Is Bad for Your Dog

By Danette Johnston If your dog currently attends dog day care or you are thinking about starting, here is ...

Portland Blog Competition: Aggression by Any Other Name

By Stephanie Peters “Help, my dog is aggressive!” This is often the first thing that I hear from potential ...

October 30, 2018: Hungarian Study Aims to Better Understand Cat-Human Interactions

Behavior scientists in Hungary asked 157 cat owners about the cat-human relationship and their cat's ...
Training the Wild Friends at Best Friends

Training the Wild Friends at Best Friends

By Vicki Ronchette [An] astonishing thing happened with a different tortoise who we were told was overweight and ...
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

By Susan McKeon Before retirement, most greyhounds will not have experienced many of the day-to-day sights, sounds ...
Home Alone: The Painful Puzzle

Home Alone: The Painful Puzzle

By Terrie Hayward Separation anxiety in a dog is the “equivalent of a full-blown panic attack in a human being due ...

October 24, 2018: Study Looks to Identify Factors Associated with Long-Term Working Dog Success

Given that "a relatively high proportion of potential working dogs fail to make full operational status, or are ...
An Alternative Perspective

An Alternative Perspective

By Sara Richter It is no surprise that horses perceive the world differently than humans do...Dr. Temple Grandin ...
Breaking the Cycle

Breaking the Cycle

By Lara Joseph Molly is my nine-year-old Solomon Island eclectus parrot who lost her home a few years ago. What a ...
Identifying Enrichment

Identifying Enrichment

By Lara Joseph In order to change a behavior, we must replace it with another behavior... In my role as an exotic ...
Living in Fear

Living in Fear

By Daniel Antolec  After an assault, one farmer had to sell three draft horses because they were no longer safe ...

For The Curious – Your Questions on Deaf, Blind Dogs Answered

By Debbie Bauer Thank you to everyone who contributed questions and wonderings for this blog post, and for what ...