Science is constantly changing. Once upon a time, it was said that animals experience the same range of emotions that humans experience. This was determined by Coates in 1998. Over time, we’ve learned much more about pets and emotions. Today we wanted to ask the question, “do pets have feelings?” Let’s dive into this topic to learn more about how pets think and feel. This … [Read more...] about Do Pets have Feelings?
Many dog owners can be caught talking to their furry companion like they’d talk to a child or a human friend. Study after study has shown that most human beings talk to dogs as if they’re talking to another human. But, can dogs understand what you’re saying? That’s the question we’re going to address today. We took some time to dig deeper into this topic to learn whether … [Read more...] about Do Dogs Understand What You’re Saying?
It’s been proven time and time again that pets go hand in hand with mental health. While dogs are the most common pet to be promoted for mental health assistance, there’s much to be said about any pet. Taking care of something helps bring your mood a bit higher. Having a pet that loves you unconditionally can bring your mood higher. Not only will having a pet cause your … [Read more...] about Ways Pets and Mental Health go Together
While you do know that your cat can be independent and doesn’t need you as much as a dog would, they’re still pretty social animals. That means the social interactions they get with you could mean they start mimicking what you do. This mimicking can be seen as a compliment to some cat owners, while seen as entertaining to others. Whether you find your cat copying your habits … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Take on Owners Habits?
While most dogs respond well to treat training, there are times when your dog simply won’t respond to treat training. There are many reasons that your dog may not be responding to treat training. Whether this is a new situation that just started or your dog hasn’t ever been motivated by treats, we’ll dive into this topic a bit deeper to better help you understand some of the … [Read more...] about Reasons Why Your Dog Isn’t Responding to Treat Training