Day: January 13, 2017

An Obama Family Dog Bites a Visitor and Reminds Us How Uneducated We Are About Dog Body Language

Dogs don’t bite out of the blue. Earlier this week, Sunny, one of the Obama family dogs, bit a friend of Malia’s while she was over at the White House. Reports say the teen was bending over to kiss the 4-year-old Portuguese Water Dog when the bite happened. I’m sorry to say that these kinds of incidents are not uncommon. Studies show that …

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Victoria Stilwell’s ‘The Secret Language of Dogs’ Helps You Better Communicate With Your Pup

Editor’s note: Have you seen the Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our December-January issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. Victoria Stilwell, Dogster’s own Ms. Manners columnist, shows you how to both interpret and “speak” the hidden …

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What You Need to Know About the CBC Test for Dogs

Editor’s note: Have you seen the Dogster print magazine in stores? Or in the waiting room of your vet’s office? This article appeared in our December-January issue. Subscribe to Dogster and get the bimonthly magazine delivered to your home. If you’ve had your dog spayed or neutered, your veterinarian probably recommended a pre-anesthetic blood panel, which …

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Was Your Dog’s Breed Named for Its Creator? These 5 Were!

Some breed names, such as the German Shepherd Dog, the Portuguese Water Dog, and the Polish Lowland Sheepdog, nod to their country of origin. Other names, such as the Silky Terrier or Wirehaired Vizsla, refer to the dog’s appearance. But mankind’s development of breeds seems largely a group effort; only a handful of dog breeds …

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