Dog Blog

PetGuide.com’s dog blog keeps you in the know about the coolest dog supplies, events, dog shows and breaking dog news. In fact, if you missed your local pet expo/extravaganza (again) and you just know your little guy would have loved all those yummy sample treats and fun contests, don’t feel guilty… feel determined to stay on top of all future opportunities for you and your pooch to spend some quality time together by using PetGuide.com’s Dog Blog to help build your social calendar!

Read up on the latest news and events taking place near you and then just mark the dates to make sure you and your pup are always ahead of the pack when it comes to getting tickets. Or perhaps you’re feeling like one lucky dog – PetGuide has loads of great contests and competitions where you can enter to win super cool prizes that are sure to turn your good boy into top dog of the neighborhood. And because we love newshounds and those who can’t start the day without reading all about it, we’ve fetched the top stories from around the canine world – from new laws to celebrity pets to adoption drives and more, our dog blog keeps you in the know.

Think you’re an alpha when it comes to having all the latest gadgets? Then you’re going to love the fun and quirky stuff you can pick up through the many kickstarter campaigns we feature to help promote unique, entrepreneurial ingenuity when it comes to pleasing our pets. We even have stuff for those who love to settle in for a heart-warming reading with our many canine-interest stories on the good deeds done by therapy, service plus search and rescue dogs throughout the world.

PetGuide.com’s dog blog is always being updated with pet pictures, videos and great information so check back often!

Product Review: Bionic Urban Stick

Does Oscar retrieve the Bionic Urban Stick or is it fetch fail? I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned it before, but let me just reiterate it once more:…

Pekingese

The Pekingese is a toy dog that was bred to be good company and comfortable on your lap. These dogs were dogs were a favorite of Chinese imperial nobility.

Cesky Terrier

The Cesky Terrier, or Bohemian Terrier is a relatively new breed of terrier created. Bred to hunt in packs, the Cesky is a short-legged and well-muscled dog

A Blast At BarkWorld: Barks And Meows Abound At Pet Blogger Conference

I’m back from BarkWorld (and MeowWorld)! Even though I could use a cat nap, I want to tell you all about my adventures in Atlanta. As the Editor of Pet…

Boston Terrier

The Boston Terrier is as famous a breed as any and is popular enough to be the pet in a number of families' homes all across America.

Redbone Coonhound

The Redbone Coonhound is well-suited it is for a number of households and family types. This is a versatile breed that brings a lot of joy to a family.

How is Commercial Dog Food Regulated?

Ever wonder how commercial dog food is regulated? We go over what companies have to do before kibble hits the shelves. Commercial food products for people ar…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Molly

Well hello Molly! Please say hello to Molly, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Molly is a 9-month-old female Goldendoodle from Mahtome…

Paw Myths: Safety Tips For Dog Paws

Hand’s on tips for keeping dog paws safe and healthy As humans, our hands are some of the most important tools we own – we use them to eat, to pe…

Pugzoo.com’s California Gold Small Dog Pet Food Giveaway

Guess what time it is? It’s time for another contest! Woo hoo! This week, you have the chance to win a 2lbs bag of California Gold Small Dog Pet Food f…

5 Fragrant Treatments For Dog Flatulence

Everyone blames toots on the dog, but sometimes you do come across an exceptionally windy pooch. Here's how to treat stinky dog flatulence problems.

Portuguese Pointer

An asset to the bird hunter, the Portuguese Pointer is considered to be one of the ultimate gundogs. He is a loyal watchdog who is reliable with children.

Irish Terrier

Versatility should be the middle name of the Irish Terrier. This breed is full of energy and courage. He doesn't realize that he is a medium-sized dog.

Here’s To Your Health Dog Treat Recipe

We wanted to give you a recipe thats both nutritious and delicious. And we think our Heres To Your Health Dog Treat Recipe fits the bill on both accounts.

Is Your Pooch A Pessimist? Scientists Say The Answer May Be ‘Yes’

This is probably the closest you’ll get to an answer from your dog when you ask “How are you feeling?” Most of us think of dogs the way we…

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Adopt A Dog

You've been thinking about this for a while now and you really want to adopt a dog. Ask yourself the following 7 questions before taking the plunge.

Dalmatian

Often associated as the kind of dogs who help firemen and police, the Dalmatian is a notoriously good workers and are known as an assertive, friendly breed.

“They Ate WHAT?” — Well, Just About Anything, According To These

Check out the “winners” of the ninth annual “They Ate WHAT?” radiography contest. The photos will have you howling! Any pet lover can…

Bloodhound

The Bloodhound has a personality that is among the best in the world of dogs and makes for a loyal house pet, a friendly companion, and a great friend.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Maury

Get ready to fall in love with Maury, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Maury is an adult male Basset Hound from Albuquerque, NM. He is neute…

Boxer

Enjoying widespread popularity, the Boxer sports a square jaw line and impressive under bite that gives him a fighter-like appearance.

Maltipoo

Cute and cuddly, the Maltipoo is an affectionate hybrid breed dog. He is friendly and outgoing, believing that everyone in the world is his best friend.

Afghan Hound

One of the oldest dog breeds, the Afghan Hound has become known as a "king of dogs" for its appearance, general demeanor, and general nobility as a breed.

Boerboel

A strong and impressive dog, the Boerboel is protective and loyal to his family. The Boerboel can be an awesome guard dog as well as a loving companion.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Dakota

Get ready to get fuzzy with Dakota, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Dakota is a 3-year-old male Norwegian Elkhound from Florida. Her…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Gogi

We’d like to introduce you to Goji, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Gogi is an adult male Beagle living in Tampa, FL. This medium-siz…

The Facts About Microchipping Your Dog

Tags might not be enough – here’s why your should be microchipping your dog. According to the ASPCA, over 8 million animals wind up in animal she…

Fighting Like Cats And Dogs: Dealing With A Cat-Aggressive Dog

Why can they just get along? What to do when your dog doesn’t see eye-to-eye with cats If you have a multi-pet household, there may be times when your…

Forget The Gym – MyFitDog’s Best Fit Friend KickStarter Project Wi

Want to get in better shape with your dog? It would be great to have something that would keep me on track - kind of like MyFitDog's Best Fit Friend.

Stella & Chewy’s Sampler Pack Giveaway

In honor of Nutrition Month, PetGuide.com wants to give three lucky dogs a Stella & Chewy’s Sampler pack. Just like us on Facebook to win! Here at PetG…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Jabali

This week’s winner of the Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com is Jabali. He is a 3-year-old Dogo Canario from Germany. Here’s wha…

Curly-Coated Retriever

The agile Curly-Coated Retriever (or Curly) is a multiple-purpose dog that is happy running in the fields, retrieving in the water or lounging on the couch.

What’s The Deal With Designer Dog Breeds?

What is the draw of designer dog breeds and what are some of the most popular examples? Things you should know before bringing a designer dog home.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Emmy

Please meet Emmy, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Emmy is a female adult Shepherd mix from Baton Rouge, LA. She is already spayed, housetra…

Jealous Great Dane Doesn’t Want To Share The Love [Video]

Science has recently proven that dogs get jealous, too (tell us pet parents something we don’t already know!). This Great Dane hilariously shares his d…

This Brew’s For Bowser: Beer For Dogs Is A Cool, Refreshing Trend

Beer for canines? The growing industry lets you share a drink with man’s best friend How often have you sat on your couch, watching the football game,…

How to Quickly Cool Your Dog Down

Like every other mammal, dogs can overheat. When your dog heats up, you need to act quickly to cool him down. Don’t panic, here’s how to do it

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Danny Boy

Oh, Danny Boy! You’re our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This beautiful Golden Retriever lives in Andover, CT. He is an adult, is alread…

Clumber Spaniel

The largest of all spaniels, the Clumber Spaniel is a dog fit for a king. Much of the breed's early history centers around French and British nobility.

8 Sure-Fire Dog Constipation Home Remedies

At some point in his life, your dog will get constipated. But as a pet parent, there are some home remedies you can try to help with dog constipation.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Etienne

There’s a lot of love in this little fella! Meet Etienne, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He’s an adult Chihuahua from San Francisco, CA. Etienne…

Snoring Dog Sounds Like Daffy Duck

We love this sleepy fellow - he's oblivious to his amused owner who has captured his adorable snore on video. He sounds just like Daffy Duck!

Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is a friendly soul but he is also independent and dignified by nature. A fierce hunter, he is also a kind, gentle and loving soul.

Vizsla

Gentle, sensitive, and affectionate, Vizslas are a wonderful breed for a family. Silky and muscular, the average-sized Vizsla is a rare breed.

Touch of Coconut Dog Treat Recipe

We've talked about the benefits of coconut oil and wanted to add it to a treat recipe. Viola - the Touch of Coconut Dog Treat Recipe.

Are Some Breeds Of Dog More Expensive To Insure?

Every dog is different, and your dog insurance rate may reflect that When it comes to taking out an insurance policy for your dog, you might wonder whether s…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Shadow

We’d like you to meet Shadow, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Shadow is a 2-month-old male Alaskan Malamute and Pitbull mix fr…

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…

Carob And Pumpkin Dog Cake Recipe

I feel really bad because I’m not going to Trick or Treat with Oscar for Halloween (I’ll be hanging with other pet bloggers at Barkworld). To mak…

For Homemade Dog Biscuits, Bo’s Hempaw Cookie Mix Will Give Dogs The

Dude, these cookies are so good! After one batch of these homemade dog biscuits, your dog will have the munchies for these munchies.

Lambert Kay Fresh ‘n Clean Protein Infused Dog Shampoo and Cologne

Its our first product review for PetGuide.com and we tested Lambert Kays Protein Infused Oatmeal N Baking Soda Dog Shampoo and Cologne Finishing Spray.

Dehydrated Sweet Potato Dog Treat Recipe

I love me some sweet potatoes! And you know who else loves sweet potatoes – your dog! Not only that, but they also love jerky. This Dehydrated Sweet Potato D…

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…

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.

Do You Make These 5 Dog Car Safety Mistakes?

There are precautions to take when you pull out of the driveway. Let's go over a few mistakes you may be making when it comes to dog car safety.

Spinone Italiano

Bred in Italy as a specialist hunting dog, the Spinone Italiano is intelligent and strong and has almost human-like eyes which lend to its gentle appearance

Upside Down Dog of the Week – Sugar

Meet Sugar, this week’s Upside Down Dog from Upsidedowndogs.com. She’s a 6-year-old female Boxer and American Bulldog mix from Maryland. Her owne…

Top 10: What Fruits Can Dogs Eat?

There are some human foods you can give you dog, guilt-free. But what fruits can dogs eat? These are nature's desserts you'll happily give your dog.

Why Spaying and Neutering Your Dog Is Necessary

Everybody loves puppies, but there are just not enough homes for all of them. A responsible dog owner knows that spaying and neutering a dog is necessary.

Hear Doggy! Martian Dog Toy Contest

We love how cute and quiet the Hear Doggy! Martian Dog Toys are. And that's why we're giving away a pair to one lucky dog in our very first dog toy contest!