Why Is My Dog Shaking?

When you see your dog shaking for no clear reason, it can be very upsetting and scary. Especially if it is quite severe and accompanied by other worrying behaviours.  Dogs shake for many different reasons. These can include over-excitement, the … Read More

What Are The Strongest Dog Breeds?

When it comes to discussing the strongest dogs breeds across the world, some people approach it quite simplistically but I believe there are many different factors to consider. Are we talking about all-out brute strength and size (which seems to … Read More

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Is My Dog Depressed?

It was Charles Darwin that first suggested that the emotional experiences of animals are comparatively similar to our own. In the decades since then, scientists and veterinarian professionals are discovering that dogs have both physiological and psychological problems that are … Read More

Dogs That Can Be Left Alone

Dogs are fast becoming the household pet of choice. Statista published a record high of 471 million pet dogs globally in 2018, although it is believed that this number is far higher as not all dogs are registered. Certainly, since … Read More

A Guide To Low Sodium Dog Food

Like us, dogs need a healthy, well-balanced diet to give them the best shot at a long and active life. Most owners likely haven’t ever considered the sodium levels in their dog’s food but it is worth knowing more about … Read More

Can Dogs Eat Bananas?

There is a lot of discussion about whether we should feed dogs “human” foods. Is it good for them or not? Well, the answer is ‘it depends’. A broadly accurate principle to follow is: if it’s good for humans, it’s … Read More

What is the Best Dog for Me?

What is the Best Dog for Me?

Are you thinking about getting a dog? If you are, yay! That is great news. Dogs can bring so much joy and love to a household. Selecting the right dog to suit your lifestyle can be challenging, but it’s critical … Read More

Is My Dog Normal? | Four Long Legs

Is My Dog Normal?

Dogs perform many behaviours that we humans think are adorable. They also perform some quite unsavoury ones, with some owners trying to prevent them carrying out these instinctive animal antics. Dogs are dogs and understanding why they perform certain behaviours … Read More

The Language of Dogs | Four Long Legs

The Language of Dogs

Being in the fortunate position to travel while I work and study has brought me in contact with a whole host of dogs and their varying cultures. From the street dogs of Vietnam to the pampered pooches in Colombia. Although … Read More