Doggy quote of the month for October

Dr Bernie S Siegel talks about the importance of love.

Dedicated Animal MRI

In this month's edition of NZ Dog World, I interview Gareth Leeper who has spearheaded the establishment of a dedicated MRI facility for animals in Christchurch.

Doggy quote of the month for September

Dogs are God's way of proving that he didn't want us to walk alone

Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Life-Threatening Bacterial Disease in Dogs

Leptospirosis, a disease that dogs can get from drinking water contaminated with Leptospira bacteria, can cause kidney failure, liver disease and severe bleeding into the lungs. Early detection of the disease is crucial and may mean the difference between life and death.

Study finds new links between dogs’ smell and vision

A dogs’ sense of smell is integrated with their vision and other unique parts of the brain, says new research out of Cornell University,

Doggy quote of the month for August

The quote for August comes from legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor

Chopper’s case

Earlier this month, Chopper's owner was found not guilty and Chopper, a Rottweiler, was released. There is a lot to learn from this case and this blog post contains my thoughts about why we need to embrace this decision and move forward with Fear Free approaches and education.

Officer Rocket – The Community Resource Dog

Officer Rocket, a Golden Retriever, has been trained as part of an initiative in positive policing, designed to have the police operate in collaborative ways that are
more efficient, kinder, gentler and leading to better outcomes.

Sox has a Yoda

For dogs that are solo, only-dogs, having a good mentor helps them settle into pet life. Sox has his very own Yoda, named Spot. Spot is wise in the greyhound ways...

More dogs in the neighborhood often means less crime

If you want to find a safe neighborhood to live in, choose one where the residents trust each other – and have a lot of dogs to walk. This study adds another reason why dogs are good for us.

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Doggy Mom
The blog about everything dog

I've been blogging since 2010 about a range of dog issues. I particularly like sharing the latest research news and I always share a Doggy Quote of the Month