Our wonderful doggy companions provide us with unconditional love and happiness. Unfortunately, the major pitfall with dog ownership comes when inevitably we are forced to say goodbye. The average life expectancy for dogs is around 10-11 years, which of course is not nearly long enough. The general health and quality…

We might all assume that our dogs are very intelligent creatures, but have we been wrong to assume? In a recent study published in the journal Learning & Behaviour, an analysis of 300 scientific papers into dog intelligence was undertaken by Professor Stephen Lea of the University of Exeter and Dr Britta Osthaus of Canterbury
If only dogs could talk. Let's be honest. Most of us have made that statement when we are trying to find out what our dogs are thinking or how they're feeling. However, dogs are different from humans because they don't really care about making us understand them better. As far as dogs are concerned, we
Those of us lucky enough to have a Lhasa Apso in our lives, know that these beautiful dogs make ideal family pets. Lhasas are gentle and loving animals who will devote themselves to their family. However, they do have one slight flaw in an otherwise perfect character. This particular flaw is a seriously stubborn streak.