Many dog owners today feed their dogs a diet based on the natural diet of dogs’ wild ancestors. And many of these owners limit their dogs’ diets based on what they think they know about those ancestral canine diets. But is this based on fact? Or is it a myth that wild canines don’t eat dairy?
A fascinating historical comparison of our perceptions of dog ownership from the Bronze Age to the Victorian era to modern times. Might we share more in common with our ancestors in their attitudes to their dogs, for good or ill?
Do dog owners expect their dog to conform to the way the dog’s breed has been “branded?” What exactly is “breed branding?” And what are the implications of “breed branding” on the welfare of dogs?
Meet street dog, Maddie, as she journeys from a life on the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal to her new adoptive home in New York, USA. How will she adjust to the sights and sounds of a home, a human family, to treats, toys, leashes, potty training, collars – things she’s never known as a street dog?
Dogs are brilliant at understanding human body language. But how well do you understand your dog’s body language? Do you recognize stress signals when you see them? Learn how to better understand what your dog’s body is telling you from UK trainer, Joanne Boyce.
We are just at the beginning of a golden age of genetics. We are learning more and more about how environmental differences affect animals at a genetic level, and we are realizing that genes aren’t the whole story as we originally thought.