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Dogs Watch Us Carefully and Read Our Faces Very Well

Research shows dogs pay close attention to different human facial expressions. In Unleashing Your Dog: A Field Guide to Giving Your Canine Companion the Best Life Possible, Jessica Pierce and I stress the importance of people who choose to live with dogs becoming “fluent in dog” or “dog literate.” In addition to learning the basics …

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Dog Insists On Sleeping In The Most Dramatic Place Possible

David Harsanyi  Ruben is a 5-year-old terrier who takes his nap time very seriously.   “His favorite hobbies are sleeping and barking at strangers — but mostly sleeping,” David Harsanyi, Ruben’s person, told The Dodo.  And it’s a good thing Harsanyi knows Ruben’s habits so well — otherwise the dog could have given Harsanyi …

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Hero Dog Saves Foster Mom From Rattlesnake

“It was almost as if she was on it saying, ‘I got this one, Mom — keep going.’’ Nobody had ever called Nellie brave before. Until a few weeks ago, the adjectives fearful, protective, shy or cautious were most commonly used to describe the homeless pit bull.  But that all …

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