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Adoptable Dog of the Week – Berkley

Meet Berkley, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This little fellow is a Rat Terrier mix that lives in New Milford, CT and can’t wait to…

Celebrity Lineup Announced For 2014 American Humane Association Hero D

The stars will be coming out for the 2014 American Hero Dog on September 27 at a red carpet event in Beverly Hills The fourth annual American Humane Associat…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Moose

Meet Moose, the winner of Upsidedowndog.com’s Upside Down Dog of the Week. He is a 1-year-old Chocolate Labrador Retriever from Quebec, Canada. His own…

My Dog Has A Tooth Fracture – What Should I Do?

Ouch! Did your dog bite off more than he could chew and fractured a tooth? Here’s what you need to know about this common dental issue. Dogs are just a…

Benefits Of A Grain-Free Diet For Your Dog

Is a grain-free diet right for your dog? Here’s how to tell if you should go against the grain and make a switch. A grain-free diet for dogs is very mu…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Marie

We’re in Puppy Love with Marie, this week’s Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. She’s just a puppy, but expect her to grow &ndash…

Homemade Dehydrated Dog Jerky Recipe

I love our readers - they are so helpful and have some really awesome ideas. Linda Dwyer passed along an idea for a Homemade Dehydrated Dog Jerky Recipe.

The Importance Of Grooming Your Dog Regularly

It’s not all about looks – grooming your dog is so much more. Here’s why you should regularly groom your dog If you’re just grooming…

Cuteness Overload: Corgi On A Carousel [Video]

If you need a pick-me-up today, you’ve got to watch this adorable Corgi go to town on a carousel. The Corgi, named Meatball, loves it so much, he never…

Gold Paw Series Stretch Fleece Pullover A Perfect Fit For Chilly Dogs

A super soft pullover that will keep your dog toasty this winter The temperature has started to drop and we’ve even seen a few snowflakes around here (…

Reducing Dog Insurance Rates With Multi-Pet Insurance

More pets means more savings, when you choose multi-pet insurance We all know that dog insurance is a reliable way of keeping on top of any veterinary bills,…

5 Ridiculous Myths About Rescue Dogs

You've heard the myths surrounding rescue dogs, and they may have prevented you from adopting one. We're here to clear up some of the popular misconceptions

The Quest For Dog: Learning From Experience

In the second article of Amanda Schlee’s quest for the perfect dog, she takes a look back at a breed she has already owned growing up – but is it…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Katie

We’d like you to meet Katie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Katie is a female adult German Shorthaired Pointer from Omaha, Nebraska.…

Liam J. Perk Foundation: Dog Safety Awareness And Education For Famili

After an unthinkable tragedy, the Perk family transformed their sorrow into a foundation that educates parents and kids about living with dogs After darkness…

Amazing Documentary Of The Bond Between Disabled Boy And Three-Legged

Now here’s a wonderful story about a boy and his dog that will leave you misty eyed and smiling from ear to ear. Meet Owen Howkins and his Anatolian Sh…

What Dog Breed Is Right For Me?

There are many dog breeds - with pure breeds and designer cross breeds, the options are seemingly endless. Ask yourself: "What dog breed is right for me?"

Is There A Difference Between Natural Vs Organic Dog Food?

Aren’t they the same thing? Nope – here’s how to make the choice between Natural or Organic dog food When it comes to choosing a food for y…

Clear Conscience Pet SuperGravy Review

It amazes me that Oscar is so picky when it comes to dry kibble. That's why I was intrigued when I received Clear Conscience Pet SuperGravy to try out.

Product Review: Pawz Dog Boots

We woke up this morning, and it was -40. It looked like a great day to test the Pawz Dog Boots! They come 12 to a pack, and fit any dog from 1" to 5" feet.

Off-The-Leash Luxury Awaits Pooches At Las Vegas Pet-Friendly Resorts

Because “The Hangover” would have been more fun if you brought your furry BFF, Vegas resorts now offer pet-pampering packages. Vegas is going to…

Dog Parent Alert: Is Doggie Daycare A Scam?

Before shelling out your money, make sure that doggie daycare is worth the expense Pet spas and doggie daycares are popping up all over the country as an alt…

No Pooch? No Problem! This Program Sets You Up With A Four-Legged Hiki

Want a dog but lack the time or space? The Hike with Adoptable Hounds program is here to help. I’ve written extensively here on PetGuide about the chal…

Does Your Dog Have The Balls For Neuticles?

Fake testicles, or Neuticles, for dogs help spread "neuter your pup" message in its own macho way. New in plastic surgery for dogs - is it necessary?

Product Review: Head-Lites LED Collars

At this time of the year, days are shorter and the nights are longer. What’s an uber-active musher, skijoring and all-around outdoorsman and dog lover…

Dog Daycare or Dog Walker: Which One Should You Choose?

Does it make more sense to hire a dog walker or put your pup in doggy day? Ask yourself a few questions to figure out which option suits you best.

Adoptable Dog of the Week

Meet Reno, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This Labrador Retriever mix is a young fella from Tucson, AZ. He is already neutered, housetrain…

8 Age-Related Facts About Senior Dogs Dietary Needs

As your dog ages, his nutritional needs change. Sabine Contreras, Canine Care and Nutrition Consultant, outlines what you need to consider when evaluating yo…

Dog Scooting: The Sad, Scratchy Story Of Oscar’s Ichy Butt

Sure, it's the butt of many jokes, but dog scooting can be a pain in the ass... just ask Oscar! I've discovered a few common and itchy reasons why dogs scoot:

Whole Foods Market Launches Whole Paws Line Of Premium Pet Food

Natural grocery chain the latest to offer its own line of dogs and cat food What promises to be the latest trend in pet food, Whole Foods Market has jumped o…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Symphony

Say hello to Symphony, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Living in Phoenix, AZ, this adorable Boxer is about 3 years old and is ready to leav…

Top 10 Howlarious Dog Halloween Costumes

This year, I went looking for the coolest, rib-tickling dog Halloween costumes you can buy (online to boot!) and have delivered right to your door.

Amazing Therapy Dogs Help Diabetics Live Healthier, Happier Lives

Is there anything dogs can’t do? Non-profit organization Dogs4Diabetics is training therapy dogs to detect low blood sugar. More and more, we’re…

Tips On Making Your Home Comfortable For Your Senior Dog

Your dog deserves a comfortable retirement – here’s how to make it golden He’s been by your side for a long time. Even though he’s no…

How To Stop A Dog From Barking

There's no way to teach a dog to stop barking, but there are way to curb this habit. We've got some tips that will teach you how to stop a dog from barking.

5 Things To Bring To Your Puppy’s First Visit To The Vet

Your puppy's first visit to the vet. Before you head into the office, here is a list of five things that will have you looking like a prepared pet parent.

Escape Alert! New Kickstarter Campaign for GPS Pet Microchip Starts Se

A new company out of California wants to help you find your lost pet, stress-free — but they can’t do it without your help. Your beloved pet may…

Living Well With Your Blind Dog

Loss of vision doesn't mean your pooch can't enjoy his life - we've outlined a few tips on how to help your blind dog cope with vision loss.

Expert Advice: Supplements and Diet For Senior Dogs

Older dogs have specialized dietary needs. Sabine Contreras, Canine Care and Nutrition Consultant, knows just what to serve up to your senior dog to ensure h…

Gen Y Dogma: 3 Things We’d Do Differently The Second Time Around

Finding her puppy Matilda was fate, but if she had to do it all over again, there are a few things that Christian Peden would do a bit differently They say h…

Pet Food Stamps Help Pet Parents Put Food In The Bowl

Low-income families can now apply for pet food stamps, thanks to a nonprofit group. Pet Food Stamps can supply pet parents with food for up to six months.

Food Trucks Are Going To The Dogs

Forget the local chip truck - the Food Truck craze has been taken to the next level. Don't be surprised to see dog food truck on your city streets soon.

Product Review: Tall Tails Cape Pocket Towel

Splish, splash! Oscar takes a bath and dries off with the Tall Tails Cape Pocket Towel It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s just Oscar after…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Scootie

It’s time to get upside down with our Upside Down Dog of the Week for Upsidedowndogs.com. This week’s winner is Scootie, a 1-year-old male Borde…

Flea Repellent Dog Treat Recipe

Garlic powder goes a long way in this Flea Repellent Dog Treat Recipe. Garlic has many health benefits for people and dogs, and it helps keep fleas away.

Study: Electronic Dog Collars Could Do More Harm Than Good

Researchers in the UK have come up with some shocking findings about the effect an electronic collar could have on your dog’s behavior. Sometimes trai…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Chrisy

This week’s adoptable dog from Adoptapet.com is Chrisy, a Labrador Retriever Mix from Manhasset, NY. She’s young, cute and much more – if f…

What To Look For In A Doggie Daycare

Only dog people can relate to how important it is to find the right doggie daycare for your fur baby. There is homework when finding doggie daycare.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Quill

A golden vision, Quill is our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Quill is a female Goldendoodle from Chesapeake City, MD. She is housetrained, good with kids, good w…

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: New Year’s Resolutions

Have you made your New Year’s Resolutions yet? To start 2015 off on the right paw, the Hairy Dogfathers want to share their own New Year’s Resolu…

Top 10 July 4th Stars And Stripes Fur-Ever!

If you’ve got yourself a patriotic pooch, he’ll want to show off his stars and stripes on July 4th. There are many ways for your dog to celebr…

What Factors Influence Dog Insurance Rates?

Although we can't give you an exact amount you'd pay for dog insurance, we can let you in on some of the factors that affect dog insurance rates.

SUP: Stand Up Paddle Boarding With Your Dog

Kevin Roberts talks about the latest trend in water sports that people and their dogs can enjoy together – Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Stand Up Paddle Bo…

All About Neutering Dogs

Thinking about neutering your dog? Here are a few basics you should brush up on before making a decision. Neutering is something that every owner of a male d…

Dog Insurance Dos and Don’ts

Are you confused about dog insurance? We've put together a handy list of dos and don'ts you need to know about before you sign on the dotted line.

Winter Training Tips: Getting Started In Skijoring

Skijoring is a team sport. You and your dog work together to get around a trail, tour the back country or glide across the snow on your local golf course.

Study: Dog’s Inner Poop Compass Lines Up With Earth’s Axis

I’m going to think twice the next time I get annoyed at Oscar taking his time to find the perfect pooping spot. It turns out his compulsion to turn in…

Your Dog’s Noise Anxieties Are Silenced With The ThunderShirt

Just Like A Warm Hug, The ThunderShirt Calms Your Dog’s Anxiety Late summer and early fall is known as a time of year when storms and unpredictable met…

An Idea We Like A Latte: Indiegogo Campaign For NYC Dog Café

I can have coffee and puppy kisses in one place? Please, take all my money! When I think of dogs in the Big Apple, I envision dog walkers being dragged throu…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Sunshine

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine! And this sunshine will make you happy when skies are gray! Say hello to Sunshine, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. She&r…