Dogs that help patients and grandparents feel better

Blanca’s excited. She walks around, cheerful, excited. In front of it is Torino, a labrador dog with soft and golden fur that follows her with the look. “How cute you are,” the woman says, as she gently caresses her head and celebrates every move. Grandma has some cognitive difficulties, but …

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The new personal trainers

Dog owners are four times more likely to comply with current recommendations on physical activity than others, according to a new large-scale investigation of dogs and exercise. The study, which included hundreds of British homes, indicated that owning a dog can significantly influence how much exercise people do. However, the …

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The Bogota that gives PVC cars for handicapped dogs

Freddy Javier García Martínez is a 38-year-old graphic designer who makes PVC cars for dogs and cats that have lost the mobility of their legs. This is a job that alternates with their work responsibilities, as in addition to creating these ‘wheelchairs’ for hairy people in their spare time, he …

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Why your dog licks your feet the science explaining

Everyone knows the unique behavior most dogs have: licking their feet. This canine behavior, which is one of the most curious and surprising for people, has a scientific explanation, according to the Republic. One of the main indications of this behavior is based on the attempt the pet may be …

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Benalcan, the first dog beach in Benalmadena

The Beach Councilwoman of Benalmádena, Encarnación Cortés, and the health Councilwoman, Alicia Laddaga, visited this Friday the beach of Tajo de la Soga to check the development of the refurbishment work and the installation of the equipment for its transformation into ‘Benalcan’, the first dog beach of Benalmádena. Cortez has …

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Dogs without dewaxing may cause zoonosis

In Mexico, 7 out of 10 households have a pet, of which 80% are dogs, which makes them the favorite pet; however, in contrast to the above, only 30% of the owners give adequate follow-up to the de-worming of their canine, putting at risk not only their health, but also …

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The mysterious place where dogs kill themselves

There is a place in Scotland where dogs have been committing suicide for more than fifty years. For animals, no doubt, it is one of the saddest and blackest places on the planet. For many people, also. This is the famous Overtoun Bridge. A unique and cursed place from which, …

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Canicross dogs

Mushing is a sport currently integrated in the Royal Spanish Federation of winter sports (RFEDI) where one or more dogs, depending on the modality, pull a team led by a guide named musher. This sport has several modalities. Among them, in the Comunitat Valenciana, the most popular is the canicross. …

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