Dogs

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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15.9.2021

What Types of Enrichment Activities Can I do with My Dog?

At Petminded, we like to describe enrichment as the different ways your dog can engage and disengage with their surroundings. This includes physical, sensory, mental, and social enrichment.

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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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9.9.2021

Environmental Enrichment: The History & Impact for Your Dog

Studies in the 1960s of animal behavior in zoos has lead to better understanding of how animals environments impact their well-being. Learn more about this history and what it means for your home and yor dog.

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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

What We Learned About Canine Play from Sophie Barton

Our canine play event with Sophie Barton was full of information about dog play. Here’s a rundown of the event in case you missed it.

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27.8.2021

What is Separation Anxiety?

Calm Canine Academy’s Karishma Warr talks with Petminded about Separation Anxiety. Learn what it is, common myths, what not to do, and how to help your dog with separation anxiety.

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27.8.2021

What is Ethical Dog Training?

Petminded discussed ethical dog training with scientist Dr. Valli-Laurente Fraser-Cellin and trainer Don Hutton. Here's our recap including tips on finding positive reinforcement dog trainers.

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11.9.2020

Does Your Dog Recognize You on Zoom?

Filing this away to Stuff Science Tells Us About Our Dogs

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10.3.2020

How Your Dog Feels About Your Smartphone

Dogs are experiencing depression from being ignored by their smartphone-consumed humans.

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