Blog Entries ( Dog Facts )

Healing power of dogs

July 11th, 2013
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The Healing Power Of Dogs – An infographic by the team at ZocDoc  

Dog and human genomes evolved together

May 18th, 2013
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The bond between dogs and humans is ancient and enduring. Dogs snuggle up to us at night, gambol by our side during daily walks, and flop adoringly at our feet when we crash on our couches. But new research shows that the connection runs deeper than you might think. It is embedded in our genes. Researchers from the University of Chicago and several international institutions found ...

Signs and Symptoms of Dog Pregnancy

October 20th, 2012
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Have you recently noticed some significant health or behavioral changes in your dog? These changes might be symptoms of dog pregnancy. Dogs reach sexual maturity as early as 6 months, or as late as 16 months, depending on the breed. While this means that they can become pregnant, a dog should not be less than 18 to 24 months before embracing this phase of ...

The Dog Ate Your Wallet? How to Cut the Costs of Pet Ownership

September 28th, 2012
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In 2012, Americans will spend $52.87 billion on their pets, the American Pet Products Association calculates. To put that figure in perspective, the average dog owner spends about $248 a year on routine vet visits, $407 on surgical vet visits, $419 on food, treats and vitamins, $274 on boarding, $78 on travel expenses and $73 on grooming. Add it up, and you get $1,251. ...

Strollers for Dogs: The Latest in Pet Pampering

September 27th, 2012
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Strollers offer one way for dog owners to get around with pooches that are sick, elderly, or just a little lazy. It shouldn't be a big deal in this pet-centric world, where the sight of a dog wearing Ralph Lauren, or checking into a five-star hotel with his owner, or dining on organic, locally sourced food, barely causes a stir. “Sometimes people make snide remarks,” said ...