"Happy Tails:" Tales of the bond between humans and animals.
A while back I wrote a column debunking the dominance theory in dog training — the school of thought that in order to train a dog, one had to teach him that the person was in charge and he was not. ...
I was trudging along on a Sunday morning not long ago, walking one of my dogs, when I heard the familiar voice of NPR’s Linda Wertheimer telling me about the fate of an orangutan named Sandra. It ...
It’s that time of year: I have in hand the 2015 Whole Dog Journal list of approved foods for your dog. Which means I am once again about to plunge into the abyss of dog food labeling. Please take ...
Good Citizenship 101 for dogs
Punishment-based training methods can be damaging
Slug bait leads to untimely death of 'friend to all'
Study looks at whether dogs experience empathy
Keep pets safe during festivities
Study, currently underway, may provide proof
"Memory Assistance Dogs" are amazing at what they do
Recent attacks call for conversation, action
Seeking practical ideas to curb a dog's annoying barking
Is your pet among the brainiest breeds?
This week’s topic column topic fell into my lap. I opened up my Sept. 5 Oregonian to the Living section and found an article by Tom Hallman Jr., “Dog’s Tale All About Socks,” and ...