Category Archives: Human or Doggy Nature

Saturday Survey: Dogs on the Internet

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We know you have lots of choices to get your dog fix every day and appreciate the time you spend with us on doggies.com and breeders.net. Where do you mostly look for dog-related content?

Where do you follow dogs on the Internet?

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If you have a favorite site or hashtag you look for, please share it with the rest of us!

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

How Old Is Your Dog?

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When trying to compare your dog’s age to human age, it’s one year in a dog’s life equals seven human years, right? Not so fast there, you!

The American Veterinary Medical Association breaks it down a little differently. They say at the end of a dog’s first year of life, s/he is the equivalent of a human teenager, about 15 years. In the second year, growth and development slows down a bit, adding about nine human years to take your dog to early adulthood, about the equivalent of a 24-year old person. Beyond that, every calendar year adds about five human years’ worth of aging. Continue reading How Old Is Your Dog?

Saturday Survey: Smart Dogs

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I posted earlier in the week about an intelligence test for dogs, but even if you didn’t complete the test, I know you have some sense of how smart your dog is, just from living with him or her.

How smart is your dog?

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Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Carbon Footprints

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One need only look at the wildfires raging in the Western US or the storm activity in the Caribbean to know that climate change is real. We all know we have a carbon footprint we should be trying to shrink, but did you know your dog has one that can be reduced, too?

Sherry Listgarten, writing at PaloAltoOnline.com, lists ways in which we can reduce the carbon pawprint. Here’s what I see as the top three of her suggestions. Continue reading Carbon Footprints