Archive for November, 2010

Thanksgiving Tips for Dog Owners

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

There’s enough for people to worry about at Thanksgiving. “Oh no, not Aunt Edna’s greasy gravy.” “My brother’s bragging is going to drive me to drink.” “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.” But we can’t just think of ourselves over this food-focused holiday: We have to look after our best friends, too. Read More…

The Wet Dog Shake: Physics Revealed

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

We’ve all been sprayed by a shaking soaked pooch. Now their technique could be applied to washing machines.

Wet dogs and other wet animals shake their bodies in such a precise, effective manner that washing machine designers are taking notice, according to a new study that is the first to explain the physics of animal self-drying. Read More…

Chewing: The Why’s and How’s to Stop a Gnawing Problem

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Sooner or later every dog lover returns home to find some unexpected damage inflicted by his or her dog; or, more specifically, that dog’s teeth. Although dogs make great use of their vision and sense of smell to explore the world, one of their favorite ways to take in new information is to put their mouths to work. Read More…