3D Prosthetics for Dogs and Vets

3D Prosthetics for Dogs and Vets

3D prosthetics, custom made, are being printed for dogs at 3D Systems in Rock Hill, South Carolina. This is allowing legless dogs to walk, run and play, all over again! 3D prosthetics are also being used for returning veterans according to a GlobeNewswire statement released by 3D Systems,

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Dog Fights: How to Handle Vicious Dog Battles

Dog Fights: How to Handle Vicious Dog Battles

Dog fights can be deadly to everyone involved – animals or humans. Truth be known, dog owners may have multiple dogs at home who occasionally do not get along with one another. Also, your dog may encounter a vicious dog on the street as they are being walked. Knowing how to defuse and handle tense situations […]

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Dog Grooming Tools – Four of the Best

Dog Grooming Tools – Four of the Best

Some of best dog grooming tools for you to use in the grooming process of your beloved furry friend!

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Dog Thyroid Health

Dog Thyroid Health

The human and canine thyroid are alike, both located in the neck and both control healthy digestion. Supporting a dog’s digestive system is highly beneficial to their overall health and works best at the cellular level. For this reason supporting the healthy function of thyroid hormones that control a cells metabolism is important. The human […]

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How to Love Your Dog

How to Love Your Dog

As old as the hills is the saying, “To truly know what a dog is thinking, you would have to be a dog.” This in turn, reverts to Descarte’s quote, “I think, therefore I am.” However, crawling into a dog’s mind without actually turning into a dog is close to impossible. Until the discovery of the fMRI and the discovery that brains can be hardwired to project our thoughts onto other people, or “mentalizing,” which did not include the dog. Wrong.

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Dog Intelligence – Citizen Scientists Helping Dog Studies

Dog Intelligence – Citizen Scientists Helping Dog Studies

There are several types of dog intelligence that have a basic process. To explain this further, we are focusing on the latest dog study on canine cognitive abilities, compiled by scientists and dog owners alike. The study is called, “Citizen Science as a New Tool in Dog Cognition Research.”

Citizen scientists, such as the average dog owner who lives next door or an elderly lady who moved in down the street, can evaluate the quality of dog intelligence ….

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A Chihuahua Story – Learning to Love

A Chihuahua Story – Learning to Love

Tiny little Liza was brought to our doorstep, a member of the toy breed whose dim eyes showed the world she had quit caring and had given up on herself. The breeder realized she would lose her if she did not bring her to us, as she had already lost two of Liza’s siblings. For that I am thankful as it was a love at first sight story.

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Jerry Mathers and His Hero Dog Ron Ton Ton

Jerry Mathers and His Hero Dog Ron Ton Ton

As told by Jerry Mathers, the actor who played the Beaver in “Leave it to Beaver.” You can follow him on his blog at JerryMathers.com “What many people may not realize is that I have been a professional actor since I was 2 years old. And I didn’t get the part on Leave it to […]

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Dog Diseases – Preventing with a Perfected Diet

Dog Diseases – Preventing with a Perfected Diet

Every owner hopes to see their dog thrive for as long as possible, and perfecting your dog’s diet can help your best friend live a long life of good health, comfort and happiness, in addition to preventing dog diseases.

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Smiling Dogs – Scientific Studies on Dogs and Emotions

Smiling Dogs – Scientific Studies on Dogs and Emotions

Smiling dogs come in all sizes, shapes and colors … kind of like people. Also, dogs who smile do not have to come just from a rich family,  a poor family or even from homeless people. Simply put, dogs just need to be loved. The general rule is “the bigger the smile, the happier the […]

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Military Dogs – An Overall Look

Military Dogs – An Overall Look

The military dog is known for its heroic roles and critical contributions to our military front lines. During World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor caused the US to show their first interest in using military dogs. By the end of the war, the US Army Canine (K-9) Corps had grown to include 10,000 dogs.

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Choosing a Vet – 7 Vital Vet Tips to Use

Choosing a Vet – 7 Vital Vet Tips to Use

Choosing a vet with 7 vital vet tips to use is essential to every dog owner, whether their dog is a cute little Chihuahua or a hard-working Alsatian. Looking for one of the best veterinary clinics in your area that can offer your canine companion[s] the very best care is just as important as choosing […]

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Illustrated Children’s Book, “Monday at Jelly Roll Dog Park”

Illustrated Children’s Book, “Monday at Jelly Roll Dog Park”

An illustrated children’s book, “Monday at Jelly Roll Dog Park,” written by Jennifer Schreiber, deals with anti-bullying concepts … using a dog theme to help children better understand. The first book in a children’s anti-bullying series, “Monday at Jelly Roll Dog Park” is about purebred dogs who are bullies, turning up their noses at a […]

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5 Smart Principles For How to Move Our Pets

5 Smart Principles For How to Move Our Pets

Moving our pets started from real-life events. I, a woman with two cats, recently married a man with one dog. After this major life event, we all moved into a house together. It was a Brady Bunch scenario of sorts, except with half of the kids missing (being animal lovers, I’m sure we’ll have six total in no time), […]

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Man’s Best Friend – Infographic

Man’s Best Friend – Infographic

  A dog is more than a cute face; he’s a loyal companion with a big personality. Our furry counterparts often reflect their owners. And no matter what, they’re always eager to please. The bond between dogs and man started about 15,000 years ago. Wolf pups were taken in and cared for. Ones with certain […]

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Puppy Treads – A Review for You and Your Puppy

Puppy Treads – A Review for You and Your Puppy

READER SPECIAL!

Puppy Treads have a special for our WayCoolDog readers. There is a discount code to send with the order — BLOG2015 — for a 10% discount.

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How to Care for a Newborn Orphan Puppy

How to Care for a Newborn Orphan Puppy

Rearing of a newborn orphan puppy undoubtedly requires a lot of planned care and can be quite daunting sometimes, but all worth it in the end. Usually, caring for newborn orphan puppies involve taking care of their sanitation, disease prevention, diet and nurturing. In this article we will run through each of these aspects in detail. […]

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