Distressing though the recent Dubai Pet Show incident was, many dog owners vouch that with sensible precautions and sufficient forward planning, a dog can make a welcome addition to family life.

New research poses deep questions about the way we treat the creatures around us

Check out the latest findings on dog behaviour...

Book Recommendations:

Man Meets Dog, by Konrad Lorenz...an old classic which is slightly outdated but still worth while reading!

On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals, by Turid Rugaas...no better way to get to understand your dog's language!

Dog Language: An Encyclopedia of Canine Behaviour, by Roger Abrantes...belongs on every dog behaviourist's desk! 

Der Mensch im Tier, by Norbert Sachser...amazing insights into the latest research on dog behaviour and cognition! German only!

Hund & Mensch: Das Geheimnis unserer Seelenverwandschaft, by Kurt Kotrschal...fascinating book about the connection between dogs and humans and it's evolution! German only!

Useful Links

Veterinary Clinics:

British Veterinary Clinic

American Veterinary Clinic

Animalia

Pet Rescue:

Saluki International Rescue

K9 Friends

Petshops:

Dubai Petstore

Grooming:

Rory's Apawthecary