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Dogs Can Recognize Human Emotions

A new study may explain why;dogs recognize human emotions by drawing on different sensory information - an ability that, until now, has only been identified in primates and humans.  Previous research showed that dogs’ ability to differentiate between human emotions is related to “associate behavior.” In other words, they link certain emotional states to facial expressions or othe...
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Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

This could be the $64,000 question. This week we’re featuring one of the best, most comprehensive articles we’ve read on Pet Insurance. The article “Is Pet Insurance Worth It?” was written by Kimberly Alt for The Canine Journal. The topics covered in the article are shown below. Honestly, this article is so “purrfect” you’ll want to share it with all your pet loving friends, so ...
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Helping a Family Member or Friend Grieving the Loss of a Pet

Today’s blog is dedicated to “Jesse James” Watenpaugh, beloved pet of the Watenpaugh family and a frequent visitor to New Mexican Kennels. “Run free dear friend chasing your favorite ball across the Rainbow Bridge.” How can you comfort a friend grieving the loss of a beloved pet? Use these guidelines to help you help them deal with the heartbreak at the loss of their pet. HELPFUL...
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Helping Your Dog Cope With Back To School Blues

  Dogs Can Experience A Lot Of Stress When The Kids Go Back To School. How Can You Lower That Stress? The kids are heading back to school. Those lazy, hazy days of summer spent playing with their friends and time with their pets is over. Families are busy, hurrying off to work and school in the mornings, focused on school work and activities in the afternoon. Instead of going for walks...
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