Explaining coprophagy – why do dogs eat their own poo?
Shutterstock Jacqueline Boyd, Nottingham Trent University Dogs are scavengers. As many dog owners know to their cost, dogs often have a penchant for things that we find less than palatable. […]
The science behind why some people love animals and others couldn’t care less
xkunclova/Shutterstock.com John Bradshaw, University of Bristol The recent popularity of “designer” dogs, cats, micro-pigs and other pets may seem to suggest that pet keeping is no more than a fad. […]
Puppy-farmed dogs show worse behaviour, suffer ill health and die young – so adopt, don’t shop
This is something I feel really, really strongly about so am sharing the article with you. Please don’t buy puppy farmed dogs – better still, adopt. Adopt a dog – […]
How to stop your dog getting heatstroke – according to science
Better late than never but there will be more hot days! Hot dog. Shutterstock Anne Carter, Nottingham Trent University and Emily Hall, Nottingham Trent University Summer is a great time […]