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Nosing Their Way to Confidence

Nosing Their Way to Confidence

Exercise & Enrichment

One thing every dog knows how to do and loves to do is sniff. Dogs devote over 40 percent more of their brains to smells than we do and have up to 300 million olfactory receptors in their nose compared to the paltry six million we humans have. That makes sniffing sports and games a […]

Smell of Success: Scent Enrichment for Cats

Smell of Success: Scent Enrichment for Cats

Exercise & Enrichment

Our cats are sensory creatures, but we often overlook their acute sense of smell. Using scent to enrich their environment offers inexpensive, effective, and fun ways to keep your cats happy, stress free, and healthy. Why Enrichment Matters An outdoor cat can chase butterflies, climb and claw trees, munch grass and mark territory, stalk critters, […]

Sniff, Sniff! How Your Dog’s Nose Works

Sniff, Sniff! How Your Dog’s Nose Works

Behavior

We may be blessed with thumbs to open jars, but when it comes to the sense of smell, our dogs have us beat, paws down. Discover ways your dog uses his superior sense of smell. Dogs use their noses in many predictable as well as some surprising ways. They can easily sniff out a bag […]