DOGS

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Why Doesn't Donald Trump Own A Dog?

Although he's vocalized a fondness for grabbing felines, Trump has demonstrated more restraint when it comes to lunging for a canine companion. So why is it so troublesome that Trump doesn't appear keen on dogs? To quote a Bill Murray meme that I've definitely re-pinned, "I'm suspicious of people who don't like dogs, but I trust a dog when it doesn't like a person."
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Dogs Aren't Property, They're Family

At different points they could express happiness, sadness, loneliness, excitement and even anxiety. Dogs are also very intelligent creatures that know and understand what is going on around them. One of our dogs could tell we would be going on vacation whenever we brought out our suitcases and would start sulking a day in advance. It must be appreciated that dogs are smart and emotional beings.
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'Proteobiotics' May Keep Your Dog Healthy

Research into the gastrointestinal health of dogs has revealed their microbial populations are quite different from ours. However, being mammals, their microbial populations develop in the same way as us. This also means they can benefit from a selection of bacterial species known to convey a health benefit otherwise known as probiotics.
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What You Need To Know When Adopting A Rescue Dog

While there may be rescued pets that fit seamlessly into their new families, every rescue I've loved has had issues. Romeo, Gabe, and Annie had aggression issues. Archie had house training, fear, and anxiety issues. None of these guys had any leash manners. Buddy wore a belly band 24/7 because he was incontinent. And you know what? I couldn't have loved any of them any more than I did.