What is one of Africa’s rarest carnivores?

What is one of Africa’s rarest carnivores?

These wolves have long legs and a slender build with reddish fur on their bodies and white fur on their bellies. They used to be considered related to jackals, but thanks to DNA sequencing, scientists have discovered that they’re actually related to the gray wolf. It seems that their ancestor made their way into northern Africa through Eurasia over 100,000 years ago.

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Does your dog start to shake when you pull your coat on and grab your keys? Does he howl as soon as you turn the lock and head toward the car? If so, your dog may have separation anxiety. Separation anxiety is a problem that can make it difficult for you to do what you need to do on a daily basis. However, there are certain ways to tackle this problem. 

Why Flea Prevention is Important

Why Flea Prevention is Important

Fleas are annoying for both you and your dog. This is why it’s essential to take the threat of fleas seriously and make sure you have preventative measures in place so that they never become a problem. Dogs can pick up fleas from outside and other animals. Once a flea has decided to make your dog its host, the issue can grow exponentially. One flea can lay a couple of thousand eggs, which hatch within ten days. These get transferred to different surfaces anytime your dog lays down or shakes – which means that fleas aren’t just present on your dog, but everywhere in your home and yard.

How do dogs help with Eurasian oystercatcher conservation? 

How do dogs help with Eurasian oystercatcher conservation? 

Coastal wetlands are important habitats for many bird species.  Additionally, these marshes filter sediment from waterways and absorb floodwaters, both of which are major benefits to humans living near the coast.  Unfortunately, industrial and residential development threatens coastal wetlands around the world.  Rising seas caused by climate warming add yet another stress upon these important ecosystems. 

Canine Deep Dive: Golden Retrievers

Canine Deep Dive: Golden Retrievers

These dogs were originally bred for retrieving for hunters. This history means they are the kind of dog that loves having a job to do and needs a decent amount of exercise to keep them happy. Walking, jogging, fetch, or dog sports like agility will keep them happy and focused.

They are Golden Retrievers.