Science

4.11.2021

Strategies for Helping Our Dogs Cope with Anxiety

Pet owners with dogs who struggle with anxiety can learn who to recognize anxiety provoking situations and create a plan for coping.

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2.11.2021

Homemade Dog Food. Creating a Balanced Diet

Expert, Nikki, RVT @caninehealthnut shares how making your own dog food is one of the best ways to create a balanced diet!

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15.10.2021

Service, Support, and Companion Pets: Why Are Dogs So Good at These Roles and What Are the Differences?

Why do dogs make such good service and support animals? And what do these roles look like?

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15.10.2021

Umwelt. Exploring Our Dog's Inner World

Umwelt is defined as the world as it is experienced by an organisim. When we question what our dog's inner world looks, feels, and smells like we are exploring their umwelt. Doing this can improve our relationship with our beloved pets and help them become more bonded to us!

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15.10.2021

Petminded's Catalog of Dog Training Terms

Ever read an article about caring for and training your dog and come across a term you don't quite understand? We've created this catalog of Dog Training terms so you never have to wonder again!

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11.10.2021

5 Reasons Why You should Want a Well Bonded Dog instead of a Well Behaved Dog

Everyone wants their dog to behave. But if you really get to know your dog and bond with them, you will understand why they behave the way they do. And help them shape good behaviors!

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23.9.2021

The Scoop on Your Dog's Poop

We chatted dog poop with experts from Dig Labs and are sharing their wisdom. What is your dog's poop telling you about their gut health, when should you be concerned, what do vets look for? Find these answers and more!

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21.9.2021

We Review the Grumpy Dogs Are Smart Learners Study

Petminded presents a short review of the Grumpy Dogs are Smart Learners study.

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13.9.2021

The Best Dog Owner Tips from 9 Experts

Petminded recently attended the Animal Behavior Society Conference Public Day and have gathered up all the best tips and ideas to help you improve your relationship with your dog.

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10.9.2021

Petminded's List of Top Dog Scientists

We talk to a lot of amazing scientists and researchers here at Petminded. But, there are some that hold a special place in our hearts because they kicked off our journey of exploring dog cognition! Others stand out in the ideas they research or ways they present findings to their community! This post highlights some of the most influential researchers and contributors to the field.

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7.9.2021

Trigger Stacking Explained

Petminded explains what trigger stacking is, common causes, and how to avoid it with your dogs.

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7.9.2021

Let them Sniff: The Surprising Result of Nosework

Let me sniff! Nosework induces positive judgment bias in pet dogs study from Duranton and Horowitz shows how this specific enrichment activity can lead to increased optimisim for dogs.

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7.9.2021

Summary of Dog Cognitive Development: Across the First 2 Years of Life

Dog Cognitive Development: a Longitudinal Study across the First 2 Years of Life from Emily Bray offers some clues on what we can expect when our puppies enter their toddler phase of life.

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31.8.2021

5 Science Based Games to Socialize Your Puppy

Socializing a puppy with both animals and humans is important for their future behavior and wellbeing

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16.5.2021

Living with and Loving a Senior Dog

A recap of our webinar with Dr. Emma K. Grigg, PhD

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21.3.2021

Playing for attention: How dogs respond to the attention we give them

Did you know your attention can influence how your dog interacts with other dogs?

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10.2.2021

Multi-Dog Family? Learn how your attention influences their play

Our dogs enjoy our attention even when they are playing with other dogs

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14.1.2021

What Does Your Dog Think About You - Part 2

Hint: Your Dog Is Begging To Be Understood

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14.1.2021

What Does Your Dog Think About You - Part 1

Hint: Your Furry Friend Thinks You Are Family

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16.12.2020

Can Young Dogs Suffer From Cognitive Dysfunction?

Puppies and Young Dogs can suffer from Cognitive Issues due to seizures. Here are some watchouts

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16.12.2020

Does a dog's personality change over the course of their life?

The good, the bad and ugly reasons for changes to your dog's personality

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