What Pet Owners Should Know for a Safe Home Environment

Joanne Baker | Tuesday, June 20th, 2023

Are you a pet owner who enjoys the pleasant scents of essential oils? While essential oil diffusers can create a soothing atmosphere, it’s important to consider the safety of our furry friends. In this article, we will explore the use of essential oil diffusers around dogs and cats, providing essential information to ensure a safe home environment. By understanding potential risks, choosing appropriate oils, and implementing precautions, pet owners can […]

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Donald Triplett: The First Person Diagnosed with Autism.

Joanne Baker | Monday, June 19th, 2023

Donald Triplett, the first person ever diagnosed with autism, left an indelible mark on the world. His recent passing at the age of 89 on June 15, 2023, gives us an opportunity to reflect on his remarkable life and enduring legacy. Despite the challenges presented by autism, Donald’s extraordinary skills and abilities inspired countless individuals, shattered stereotypes, and paved the way for greater understanding and acceptance of this complex condition. […]

Barking Up the Right Tree: Anxious Dogs Have Brains Like Ours.

Joanne Baker | Tuesday, June 6th, 2023

Having a dog is paws-itively wonderful, but some dog parents face the challenge of caring for pups with mental struggles. A recent study published in PLOS ONE has sniffed out some fascinating findings about anxious dogs’ brains. It turns out that these furry friends have measurable differences in their noggins that are remarkably similar to humans with anxiety disorders. This discovery not only helps us understand anxiety in dogs better […]

Understanding Aggressive Behaviour in Dogs

Joanne Baker | Wednesday, May 31st, 2023

Are you a concerned dog owner struggling with aggression issues in your beloved furry companion? If so, it’s imperative to gain a comprehensive understanding of the various types of aggressive behavior and their underlying causes. By delving into the nuances of dog aggression, you can take proactive steps to address and manage this challenging behavior effectively. Distinguishing between assertiveness and aggression is vital, as is recognizing that aggression among different […]

Creating Balance: Practical Techniques to Reduce Arousal in Dogs

Joanne Baker | Thursday, May 25th, 2023

Introduction: As dog owners, we strive to provide our furry companions with a harmonious and stress-free life. Understanding the role of arousal in our dogs’ behaviour is crucial in achieving this goal. In this article, we will explore the fascinating world of canine arousal, the Yerkes-Dodson law, and delve into practical strategies that can help reduce arousal levels, creating a balanced and calm environment for our beloved pets. The Physiology […]