Author Archives: Julie Hecht

When Pets Hear, "It’s Your Choice"

The latest and greatest in pet care. And it’s free

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The World According to Dogs

Scientific findings uncover what our best friends know, why they do what they do and how to keep them happy

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When Dogs Hear a Growl, They Know What to Do

Why growls matter for people and dogs

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Pets Can Build Community

“You like dogs? I like dogs too!” But what does that lead to?

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Need Help with Portion Control? Don’t Ask a Dog for Help

Dogs are not tripped up by the Delboeuf illusion, but we are

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Four Must-See Short Films for Dog Lovers

Dogs inspire, educate, and tickle our funny bones  

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When Eating, Less Can Be More

Companion dogs remind us that more is not always more

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Hot Dogs Offer Window into Dog Emotions

Nothing spooky here

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Hot Dogs Offer Window into Dog Emotions

Nothing spooky here

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Being a Dog Celebrates All Sniffers

Noses are a cavernous wealth of knowledge. Take a trip inside

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Behind the Scenes: How a Dog Learned Over a Thousand Words [Videos]

Here are the ingredients

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A Simple Test Unlocks the Dog’s Nose

Dogs have great sniffers, but they’re not all the same

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Dogs Process Language Like Us, but What Do They Understand?

Does your dog really, truly understand you?

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The Common Wisdom about Dog Nipples Is Wrong

Young mammals need to eat, and there’s not one way to do it

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What 5 Liters of Spit Can Reveal about Dog Welfare

Researchers take a much needed look at salivary cortisol in dogs

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Tail Docking and Ear Cropping Affect Dogs, and Not Just Physically

Study finds these elective surgeries influence perceptions of dog personality

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Do Dogs Get the Point?

You point, (most) dogs follow. Who cares?

 

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Cats Would Like You to Know They Are Open to Training

Cat training is on the rise, and it’s a good thing

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