How are dogs influenced by our personality and behavior?

How are dogs influenced by our personality and behavior? All dogs have a different set of personality traits that can be directly and indirectly influenced by our own personalities and behavior. Aside from regular feeding, potty, and attention, all dogs require their natural personality needs to be met. Depending on […]

Ten Reasons why everyone should adopt a pet

Ten Reasons why everyone should adopt a dog Adopting The Dog That’s Right For You is what PawsLikeMe is all about. But what about the bigger question out there? WHY should everyone Adopt or Rescue their next pet? Hmm… Well first the obvious, they’re not called “Man’s Best Friend” for […]

How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

According to a survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than 50% of the cat and dog population is overweight or obese. What is worse, is that these overweight pets are more prone to a variety of health issues, such as arthritis, diabetes, and heart diseases. Because […]

Bringing Home Bingo

Picking the right dog for yourself can be quite a maze of what if’s, how’s, why’s, and more. There is no perfect dog or perfect breed for a generalized group. Finding a dog that fits you and your lifestyle is not always easy, and asking for advice can often lead […]

The 7 Most Overlooked Bonding Activities for You and Your Dog

When it comes to activities for your dog, personality type matters. Your dog is a unique individual, with interests and needs that vary from other canines. But most dogs do have one thing in common, they share share an innate need to bond with their human mate – yup, that’s […]

Guardians & Protectors: Service Dogs Help People Cope and Overcome

It is no secret that owning a dog is psychologically good for people but dogs can also serve as effective guardians and protectors against threats ranging from criminals to medical conditions. For thousands of years dogs have been used as guardians to keep trespassers off property and/or within arm’s length […]

Interview with pet toy designer Nina Ottosson

Nina Ottosson is a pet toy designer who is hailed by dog psychologists and trainers around the world as being one of the best at development and design of educational activity puzzle games for dogs and other animals. Nina pioneered this category of pet products more than 20 years ago […]

How Your Dog Might Be Similar To Its Ancestors

Dogs might be domesticated but they certainly retain traces of the wild from which they were bred. Most dogs have similar genetic roots with wild-roaming canines such as wolves, dingos or other undomesticated breeds…And it shows.   Whilst your pooch might be pampered beyond reason, even the mellowest of lap […]

Vacationing with Your Dog

The dog days of summer are quickly approaching, and before long, humans will be flocking to beaches, lakes, and other summer getaways for a break from the reality that we call life. For many people, vacations are easy to plan and they can get away as soon as they’ve clicked […]

Dogs, Humans & Heroism

Anyone who has ever owned a dog knows how loving and protective they are–after all, there is a reason that stories of “Hero Dogs” abound all over the web. From tales of dogs rescuing people from fires, floods and armed gunmen; to tales of dogs that forewarned of natural disasters […]