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Do Dogs Communicate by Directional Tail Wagging?

Do Dogs Communicate by Directional Tail Wagging?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 26, 2013 8

I’ve often thought that if people were more like dogs, relationships between humans would be a lot less complicated. You’d know immediately if someone was truly happy to see you, just by the wagging

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Puddle Jumper—But Not of the Aircraft Kind

Puddle Jumper—But Not of the Aircraft Kind

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 24, 2013 10

Sometimes we forget how simple a nature trip can be. A toddler named Arthur, though, reminds us in the short video below. Watch as this little boy takes a walk through the woods with

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Bacon—the Maple Kind

Bacon—the Maple Kind

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 1, 2011 1

It’s a given that most of us can’t resist dogs. As the first animal domesticated by humans—sometime around the end of the Ice Age—our bond to Canis familiaris just seems a little tighter than

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Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Adventure Coming, I Can Feel It in My Bones

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2011 4

You’ve probably heard about people who “see” the color blue when they hear a certain note played on a piano, for instance, or experience a sweet “taste” in their mouths when they touch a

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Dolphins as Therapists

Dolphins as Therapists

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 3, 2011 3

Dogs have been working as “therapists” for us for a long time now. Since the 1970s, they have been going into nursing homes, assisted living centers, children’s hospitals and prisons to help lift spirits

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The Canine Connection

The Canine Connection

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 3, 2011 4

About 12,000 years ago in what today is the country of Israel, hunter-gatherers buried a body with its hand holding a pup. It’s not known whether the animal was a dog or a wolf.

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Dog and Dolphin Playdate

Dog and Dolphin Playdate

James Dziezynski October 19, 2010 0

Who can’t use a swim with a buddy once in a while? Amazing footage from Ireland!

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