You would be surprised at how much 'dog stuff' there is out there. We could make a HUGE list of everything we have found working at Canine Companions, but we are going to limit the list to ten today. Take a look below and find ten of the coolest dog gadgets today!
Category: Canine-Human Bond
NEW BOOK RELEASE: “She Chose Me;” The Heart Wrenching Tale of a Woman and Her Dog with Cancer
How Dogs Help You Cope With Mental Illness
Animals have long been used to help provide support for those dealing with medical issues. They can help a person with a vision deficit find their way through a busy store, and they can help calm the nerves of someone suffering from anxiety. Many people wouldn’t be able to get out and mingle socially if … Continue reading How Dogs Help You Cope With Mental Illness
5 Ways Owning a Dog Improves Your Mental Health
It is well known that dogs are the ultimate companions. They offer friendship and comfort to children and adults alike. But dogs can also have a positive impact on your mental health. Particularly for those with PTSD, dogs can provide emotional support and reduce loneliness. Here are five ways that owning a dog can improve … Continue reading 5 Ways Owning a Dog Improves Your Mental Health
5 Surprising Benefits of DOGA—Yoga with Fido
Yoga has taken a novel form 'doga', which is based on the concept of doing yoga with a companion. However, the companion in doga is your best friend, the dog instead of a human counterpart. The meditative sessions are beneficial not just for you but your pooch as well. Pooches enjoy the pet-massage and relaxing … Continue reading 5 Surprising Benefits of DOGA—Yoga with Fido
Does Your Dog Love Hugs?
It's true, some dogs are completely intimidated by hugs. But, others like this one, absolutely love hugs from all people. Take a look! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZVmX8kUJzI
Introducing a New Dog to Your Home
The first few days in your home are a special, yet anxious, time for you and your new dog. Your new dog will likely be confused about where he is. He won’t immediately connect your home with his home. It’s a completely different environment than what she knows (whether she came from a shelter or … Continue reading Introducing a New Dog to Your Home
5 Ways to Prepare Your Dog for Natural Disasters
This may seem like it's a bit early to write about... but the National Weather Service is calling for widespread tornadoes in the month of May. And, regardless of the time of year, it's always good to be prepared for natural disasters. Understanding how to prepare for natural disasters for your family, and for your … Continue reading 5 Ways to Prepare Your Dog for Natural Disasters
Do Dogs Cry Like Us?
When dogs get upset, do they cry real tears like we do? Do they even have tear ducts? Our dog's language is extremely intriguing. And, although they don't talk the same language as us, they still have ways to communicate their feelings. We all know when our dog is happy... but do they cry when … Continue reading Do Dogs Cry Like Us?
7 Tips for Choosing the Best Dog Toys
Would you buy your 6 month old baby a nerf gun or an easy bake oven; of course not. How do you decide what kind of toys to buy for your fur baby? Is it better to buy a bunch of cheaper toys so they will have more to choose from or a few that … Continue reading 7 Tips for Choosing the Best Dog Toys