2 dogs cause $3000-worth of damage to car trying to get at a cat under the hood

2 dogs damage a parked car trying to get at a cat protecting themselves under the hood in the engine compartment

This is another example of how dogs can cause an inordinate amount of damage to a car. I’ve seen it before in videos. The power of these large, strong dogs is extraordinary. They can do things that human simply can’t when it comes to demolishing cherished objects! In this instance, it’s been reported that …

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One quarter of all the world’s dogs are human companions in homes while three quarters are free-ranging or feral

In the idea of free ranging dogs a good one?

On the Psychology Today website Dr. Marc Bekoff introduces his article by saying that there are 1 billion dogs on the planet and 25% of them are living in homes with companions. The remaining 75% are free ranging or feral. Simple mathematics tells us that there are 750 million dogs on the planet without …

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“My neighbour’s dogs keep attacking my cats, is there anything I can do?”

Neighbour's dogs repeatedly escape neighbour's yard and attacks a man's cats

The question is on a social media website. The person who posted it says that his neighbour has some big dogs and has a backyard but he doesn’t have a lock on the gate. Sometimes the dogs open the gate. His cats are indoor/outdoor cats. The dogs have attacked his cats a few times. …

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Judging a dog’s potential for aggression by their appearance is wrong

Some say pitbulls are sweet natured

In the UK certain dog breeds are automatically considered aggressive and dangerous under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. This is a dangerous way to assess dog aggression as many individual dogs of these outlawed breeds are unaggressive. Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has been forced to euthanise 15 dogs this year because they were …

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Two young American guys sicced their Pitbull-type dogs on a black cat

2 young black guys set their black pit bull type dogs on a black cat sitting in a porch

NEWS AND COMMENT: The first thing I want to address is the word “sicced”. I don’t even know how to pronounce it. I’ve never seen it before which is unusual for me but it means ‘to set upon or attack’. Normally you would say that these two guys set their dogs on a black …

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