The ‘Smartest’ Dog Breeds

There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. As the psychologist Stanley Coren wrote in the '90s, there's adaptive intelligence (i.e., figuring stuff out), working intelligence (i.e., following orders), and instinctive intelligence (i.e., innate talent) — not to mention spatial intelligence, kinesthetic intelligence, interpersonal intelligence, and more. As the animal behaviorist Frans de Waal has … Continue reading The ‘Smartest’ Dog Breeds

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1,000+ Boy Dog Names

It can be difficult to come up with a name for your boy dog, and you'll need a lot of inspiration and go through a lot of names before you find the right one. You'll be shouting it through fields, using it on a regular basis, and teaching your dog with it, so choosing the … Continue reading 1,000+ Boy Dog Names

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How does a Puppy Scam Work?

How does a Puppy Scam Work? Puppy Scams are online con games perpetrated by organized crime. This con is being carried out on a large scale, with criminal organizations developing hundreds of websites to encourage consumers to part with their money. This scam, also known as a "Puppy Scam," may use cats, ponies, tortoises, or … Continue reading How does a Puppy Scam Work?

Puppy Training Schedule: What to Teach Puppies, and When

We always anticipate the joys of all that's good about owning a puppy.But often it doesn't work out as well as we'd hoped. Puppies are delightful bundles of energy and curiosity.... but they can also be exasperating and frustrating.