| Aug 28th, 2013 Editor Ernie Slone writes about how a business like Zoom Room can help save dogs’ lives by correcting behavioral issues.

Your Dog’s Amazing Sense of Smell
| Jan 24th, 2012

A dog uses his nose to interpret his world the way we humans use our eyes. He can gain all the information he needs about his environment utilizing his amazing sense of smell.

Positive Training Produces Playful Pups
| Dec 14th, 2011

There is a massive amount of scientific evidence supporting positive reinforcement as the most effective method dog training method. These studies typically focus on the main goal of training a dog – obtaining the desired behavior. But a new study from the University of Bristol examines other, equally important collateral benefits of positive training.

Dogs and chewing gum don’t mix!
| Aug 18th, 2011

Xylitol, a popular sweetener, can be very dangerous to dogs. This artificial sweetener is used in many low-calorie, sugar-free foods.

Drunk Driver Blames Dog
| Jul 20th, 2011

Twenty-five years ago, a Kentucky motorist was the first to use the “dog defense” when pulled over for drunk driving. When officers stopped William David Bowen, a 34 year old from Louisville who had been weaving in and out of traffic, they attempted to administer a breathalyzer test, but Bowen refused, claiming that he wasn’t the driver – his dog was.

Cures for the Common Ailments
| Jun 21st, 2011

Morris Animal Foundation researches cures to more common ailments in dogs such as gastrointestinal disorders and skin issues.

Dogs in Space
| Mar 29th, 2011

Forty-five years ago, Veterok and Ugolyok landed on Earth, after breaking the record for the longest time in orbit: 22 days. This remains the longest space flight of any dog!

Spay & Neuter Donations Needed
| Feb 8th, 2011

Our friends at Found Animals and The Heigl Foundation have partnered to raise up to $180,000 to support low-cost spay/neuter services in the L.A. area. The worthy recipients are three extraordinary organizations dedicated year round to creating healthier communities and happier pets: Clinico, Spay4LA and FixNation. But they need your help to reach this goal.

Dog Growls
| Dec 16th, 2010

With many dogs, their bark is worse than their bite. But new research shows that dogs can recognize the size of another dog by its growl.

Work Out With Your Dog
| Nov 9th, 2010

AOL’s Paw Nation features a report on the exercise and health benefits to humans engaged in dog agility training.

Low-Cost Microchip Clinic
| Sep 15th, 2010

Thanks to a partnership between Found Animals and the Zoom Room, we will be offering low-cost microchip implants for Los Angeles dogs at our Hollywood location on Sunday, September 26 from 1 to 5 pm.

Getty Images
| Jun 28th, 2010

Getty Images, the repository of our collective visual world, has selected our mascot, Clyde, and one of our wonderful Zoom Room clients, Zingo, a Goldendoodle (and his owner, Mikaela, an incredible pro golfer) to reside in their illustrious library.

Puppy Socialization
| May 1st, 2010

Early puppy socialization is critical. Research clearly demonstrates that puppies that grow up in isolation – both from other dogs as well as from a wide variety of humans – have a greater tendency to develop behavior problems later in life such as fear-based aggression. But for many years, dog owners have been advised to keep puppies safe at home for the first four months of their lives, in order to avoid infectious diseases. This puts the owner of a new puppy in a terrible predicament: keep your dog at home and risk psychological and behavioral complications, or take your dog out into the world and risk disease.

Canine Cross-Training
| Apr 29th, 2010

Following a recent research study showing the health and fitness benefits for dog owners when participating in dog agility training, the Zoom Room announces an innovative new fitness program: Canine Cross-Training™.

Ruff Reading
| Apr 29th, 2010

New Program! Helping your child learn to read in our new Ruff Reading Therapy Dog Program, in which children read to dogs in the comfort of the Zoom Room.