Dog Training: The Dominance Confusion | Four Long Legs

Dog Training: The Dominance Confusion

When it comes to the topic of dominance and dogs, there are a lot of conflicting opinions on whether dominance exists amongst dogs, and whether we should use a dominate approach to train dogs. Recent studies suggest that dominance is … Read More

Can Dogs Help Improve Human Health?

Can Dogs Help Improve Human Health?

Canine Genetics & Human Health Dogs have been part of our lives for hundred of thousands of years. They have helped us hunt, herd and survive in conditions that humans alone would not have been able to. Now scientists claim … Read More

A Guide to Dog Parasites | Four Long Legs

A Guide to Dog Parasites

Parasites are a common cause of disease and health problems in dogs. Whilst some provide a mere mild irritation, others can be seriously harmful to dogs. Parasites are organisms that live on (external) or inside (internal) a host. They survive … Read More

The Origin of Domestic Dogs | Four Long Legs

The Origin of Domestic Dogs

The origin of the domestic dog is not clear as we once thought. Did Dogs Descend From Wolves? I have grown up with the belief that dogs descended from wolves and that, over many years, were domesticated by man. The … Read More

What are The Essential Needs of a Dog? | Four Long Legs

What are The Essential Needs of a Dog?

Dogs have been known as man’s best friend for centuries now, and it easy to see why. They are loyal, loving and devoted companions. Like humans, dogs are at their happiest, and healthiest, when all their essential needs are being … Read More