Video: Study Shows How Dogs Recognize Their Toys

Our dogs love their toys, and many of them have favorite toys. Many dogs are also able to retrieve a particular toy when their owners name it, i.e., “Bring me Bear.” Researchers at the Family Dog Project, a Hungarian academic research institute that studies the behavioral and cognitive aspects of the dog-human relationship, recently examined … Continue reading Video: Study Shows How Dogs Recognize Their Toys

Environmental Enrichment for Pet Birds

The Veterinary College at Texas A&M University has put out some very helpful tips on how to provide your pet birds with environmental enrichment and mental stimulation. They report that birds are happiest when given many different forms of enrichment.  Not surprising given their intelligence, curiosity, and sociability! Here are a few tips, but be … Continue reading Environmental Enrichment for Pet Birds