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Study Finds That Your Dog Loves Your Praise More Than Treats

Study Finds That Your Dog Loves Your Praise More Than Treats

mag863 August 19, 2016 0

The next time you want to treat your pooch, you might want to consider giving it some kind words rather than a snack, because new research suggests that many dogs would rather get our praise

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Keeping Cool with Man’s Best Friend As The Temps Continue To Soar

Keeping Cool with Man’s Best Friend As The Temps Continue To Soar

mag863 July 27, 2016 0

The swimming pools are like bathwater, the surf report recorded the ocean temperature at 86 degrees last week. No one is going to disagree – this has been an oppressively hot summer, even for

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Flomurica… A Florida Man Is Fighting To Keep His junk Food Eating Pet Alligator

Flomurica… A Florida Man Is Fighting To Keep His junk Food Eating Pet Alligator

mag863 July 15, 2016 0

Retired firefighter David Van Buren has had his beloved pet alligator Gwendolyn for an astounding 47 years, since he was just 9 years old. And in those nearly five decades, Buren and Gwendolyn have become inseparable.

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Why Do Dogs Like To Ride in Cars?

Why Do Dogs Like To Ride in Cars?

mag863 July 10, 2016 0

The jangle of car keys or the mere sound of the word “ride” can send some dogs into paroxysms of happiness. There’s frantic dancing and joyful bouncing until the car door opens, then an

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New FDA-Approved Drug Can Calm Anxious Dogs During Fourth Of July Fireworks

New FDA-Approved Drug Can Calm Anxious Dogs During Fourth Of July Fireworks

mag863 July 3, 2016 0

Dogs who love to stay outdoors likely wouldn’t fare well this firework-filled holiday weekend. Loud noises from fireworks, thunder and the elements can indeed make dogs anxious, extremely afraid and reeling from what’s called

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Should Dogs Have Legal Rights?

Should Dogs Have Legal Rights?

mag863 June 25, 2016 0

In 2011, Bob and Elizabeth Monyak took their dogs, Lola and Callie, to an Atlanta pet kennel. During the dogs’ stay, kennel staff mixed up the animals’ medications, which landed Lola in the hospital

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How To Protect Your Dog’s Paws From The Hot Florida Summer Pavement

How To Protect Your Dog’s Paws From The Hot Florida Summer Pavement

mag863 May 23, 2016 0

Imagine walking down the sidewalk barefoot on a blistering hot day. You’d be in agony after a few seconds. That’s how your dog likely feels when you head out for a stroll in the

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Even Some Peanut Butters Could Be Poisonous for Your Dog, FDA Warns

Even Some Peanut Butters Could Be Poisonous for Your Dog, FDA Warns

mag863 May 17, 2016 0

Chocolate and grapes are definitive “no’s” on the list of snacks your pooch can enjoy. But less suspecting food items, like certain brands of nut butter, are not safe for your four-legged pal either,

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The Fresh Food Movement Isn’t Just for People Anymore

The Fresh Food Movement Isn’t Just for People Anymore

mag863 April 26, 2016 0

For the past few years, I’ve been on a mission to get processed foods out of my house, and our fridge is generally loaded up with fruits and veggies. If we don’t make it

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Florida is Measuring Its Invasive Python Problem by the Ton

Florida is Measuring Its Invasive Python Problem by the Ton

mag863 March 22, 2016 0

Over the last few decades, Florida’s invasive Burmese python problem has grown at a startling rate. The pythons, released either by accident or on purpose, have gained a foothold in the state and researchers

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