Paw It Forward With Random Acts Of Kindness For Pets

Help dogs while you shop on a website dedicated to helping pets and sharing their stories Everyone has heard of the expression ‘pay it forward,’…

Top 10 Unusual Dog Names for 2012

If you're looking for unusual dog names, Banfield Pet Hospital, the world's largest veterinary practice, has a few ideas you can use.

Product Review: P.L.A.Y. Wobble Ball

The P.L.A.Y. Wobble Ball looks like a treat, but will it wobble its way into our hearts or out the door? When I eat chocolate, I like to shovel it into my mo…

Make Your Own Homemade Dog Shampoo

In this article you will learn how to make your own homemade dog shampoo from simple household ingredients.

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…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Barrels

We’d like to introduce you to Barrels, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Barrels is a adult male Pitbull from Austin, TX. He is already…

Facts And Myths About Dog Insurance Policies

What’s true and what’s false? Let’s clear up some common dog insurance policy questions. Everyone seems to have something to say on the top…

2014 Dog New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions feel like an impossible to-do list and we give them up quickly. But would you be more likely to keep them if they involved your dog?

Because All Dogs Deserve A Rap Song On Their Birthday [Video]

Looks like the rest of us pet parents have a lot to live up to! Rapper KAY-9 is pretty stoked that it’s his dog’s birthday and he’s not afr…

Amazing New Harness Helps Dogs And Humans Communicate

The new technology could have applications for everything from search and rescue dogs to our pets and shelter animals Researchers at North Carolina State Uni…

Pros And Cons Of Retractable Dog Leashes

Are you for or against retractable dog leashes? I'm not a huge fan, but I know pet parents who won't leave home without them. Here are some pro and cons.

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.

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.

Attention Fashionistas: Mulberry Wants To Don Your Dog In Designer Dud

Pooches on and off the runway will want to strut their stuff when they wear these chic collars and leashes Renowned British fashion house Mulberry is probabl…

If Your Dog Eats Fast, Green Interactive Feeder Forces Him to Slow Dow

If your dog eats fast and then starts begging for more food, an innovative product that can help is the Green Interactive Feeder.

Let It Snow: Getting Ready To Make The Most Of Winter With Your Dog

When I wrote an article on Urban Mushing, I was contacted by Kev Roberts, a skijoring, kicksledding, and dog-scootering aficionado who lives in Winnipeg, Man…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Bella

We’d like you to meet Bella, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. She’s an adult English Setter mix that lives in Portland, ME. Bell…

How to Get the Right Dog Insurance Coverage Without Overpaying

When it comes to picking the dog insurance coverage you need, it's worth the time, effort and cost to do your homework.

5 Vet-Approved Tips For Buying Safe Dog Treats

In the wake of recent dog deaths and illnesses, Dr. Liz Hanson offers tips on choosing safe treats Yesterday, we told you about how nearly 600 pets have died…

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…

The Quest For Dog: One Writer’s Search For The Perfect Dog Begins

Bringing a dog into your home shouldn’t be a spur-of-the-moment decision. It takes research, dedication and lots of planning to make sure you and your…

Dog Bike Basket – Snazzy Jazzy Pet Rattan Pet Bike Basket

I love the the Rattan Pet Bike Basket from Snazzy Jazzy Pet. This dog bike basket has a wire lid that attaches with leather straps to hold my pup securely.

7 Common Veterinary Treatments For Dog Allergies

Sneezing, itching, licking, runny eyes - dog allergies can present in many ways and come from different sources. Here's how you can give your dog relief.

Double Take Alert – Cuddle Clones Are An Exact Replica Of Your Pet

Founded by Jennifer Graham, Cuddle Clones' vision is simple - to capture the emotional connection between people and pets through customized stuffed animals

Well Balanced Pet Mineral Analysis Test Kit Review

I find out if Oscar is getting the vitamins and minerals he needs to live a long, healthy life As a concerned pet parent, I want the best for Oscar, especial…

Almond Butter Dog Treat Recipe

I bought some new cookie cutters and I couldn’t wait to try them out. And the Almond Butter Dog Treat Recipe was the perfect dough to sink them into. Not onl…

Top 10 Cutest Dog Breeds

You know you want an excuse to look at photos of outrageously cute dogs and puppies. And for that reason, we give you our Top 10 list of cutest dog breeds.

The Dog Scout’s Guide To Dog First Aid Kits

Always be prepared! Having Dog First Aid Kits stashed where you need them most will ensure you can treat your dog for injuries if he ever gets hurt.

Therapy Dogs May Be The Key To Less Stress And Loneliness At Colleges

Feeling stressed or depressed? Spending time with a furry friend may be just the thing you need. We all know it to be intuitively true: when we spend time wi…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Kiaya

Say hello to Kiaya, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Here’s what her owner, Aurelia, has to say about her: “This is Kiaya…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Ryder

This week’s adoptable dog from Adoptapet.com is Ryder. This sweet guy is a St. Bernard/American Pitbull Terrier Mix and is available for adoption in Sp…

Tips for Making Homemade Dog Treats

Bake up some happy tails with these homemade dog treat tips and recipes Whether you are training your dog or simply want to give him something special once i…

Pet Nup Provides Security For Pets In Times Of Divorce

Have a pet nuptial plan in place for your pooch if things don’t work out Divorce sucks for everyone involved… unless of course, you’re a l…

Tomato Juice Dog Treat Recipe

Here’s a new ingredient I’ve never used in a dog treat before – Tomato Juice! I wasn’t too sure about it at first, but this Tomato Ju…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Kaycee

Meet Kaycee, an adorable little girl with a face you can’t help but fall in love with, and our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Kaycee is a young female Brus…

Upside Down Dogs Of The Week – Harley and Jet

We’ve got two silly winners for our Upside Down Dog of the Week! Meet Harley and Jet from Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia. Here’s what their owner…

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: Crazy Cat Complication

We’ve all heard of the “Crazy Cat Lady” – but what happens when it’s about to become the “Crazy Cat Couple?” The Ha…

All Aboard! Law Allowing Dogs On Amtrak Trains Is On Track

Congressman Jeff Denham gaining traction with bill that allows small pets on Amtrak trains. I always feel guilty leaving my dog behind when I go on adventure…

6 Handy Tips When Renovating With Dogs In The House

Kevin Roberts just finished renovating his house, and as a dog dad, that means that extra precautions had to be taken to keep his pooches safe. Here are a fe…

Product Review: Ruffwear Kibble Kaddie

To say that outdoor enthusiast Kevin Roberts is always on the go with his dogs is a little bit of an understatement. No matter what the season, he’s ne…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Boof

We’d like to introduce you to Boof, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. He’s a 6-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier mix…

How To Deal With Dog Fights In Your Multiple-Dog Home

Break it up! Sibling rivalry between dogs is common and there’s bound to be disagreements. Here’s how to handle tense situations like a pro. Many…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Lil Bit

Meet Lil Bit, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Lil Bit is an adult female French Bulldog and Pug Mix from St Paul, MN. She is already spayed…

Gluten-Free Dog Treat Recipe

Dogs can be sensitive to wheat and grains, and gluten free treats can stop the obsessive licking. I love this all-natural grain free dog treat recipe.

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…

Beef Pupcake Dog Food Recipe

In the introduction of my recipes, I usually write about what I like best about the dish I just made or about an ingredient that stands out. But this time, I…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Rio

Meet Rio, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Rio is a 14-month-old female English Springer Spaniel from Lewes, East Sussex, England, UK…

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.

Ellen Rewards Firefighters Who Pulled Dog Out Of Icy River With A Cari

Firefighters do more than just put out fires – they also jump into frozen rivers to rescue dogs. And when Ellen DeGeneres heard about a team of Wellesl…

Researchers Say DNA Testing In Pedigree Dogs Not Enough

Research out of the UK shows that a single genetic test may not be enough to improve the health of pedigree dog breed lines. For Harry Potter fans, we know i…

Top 7 Luxe Pet Friendly Hotels Where Posh Pooches Can Get Away From It

It’s a dog’s life! To get away from the stress of the dog park, canines can check in for an ultimate hotel experience You want to get away fro…

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…

Congrats To Our #BegForZukes Twitter Contest Winners

When it comes to begging for treats, you showed us that you’re dogs will do anything to get their paws on those delectable nom noms! And that’s w…

Why You Should Start Puppy Crate Training Now

Puppy crate training can be the best thing for your new furry addition to the family. Over time, the crate will become your puppy's own private den.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Scout

Let’s all say hello to Scout, the winner of our Upside Down Dog of the Week from UpsideDownDogs.com. Scout is a 9-month-old male German Shorthair Point…

Indoor Dog Fitness Ideas To Keep Your Dog Moving This Winter

Don’t let winter curb your dog’s exercise – we’ve got some indoor activities to get you moving We all tend to hibernate in the winter…

Tick SR Makes Dog Tick Removal Quick and Painless

If your dog as ever had ticks, you never forget that experience. But there's a solution for quick and painless dog tick removal and it's called Tick-SR.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Arlo

Say “Howdy” to Arlo, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Straight out of Nashville, TN, Arlo is an adult male who can’t wait to meet his forever…

How Does a Dog Microchip Protect Your Pooch?

1 in 3 pets will get lost at some point in their lives. For identification that will stick with your pooch , you should think about a dog microchip.

The Shocking Truth About Canine Distemper

A disease that's similar to the measles that humans can get, Canine Distemper is a virus that's highly contagious and could kill your dog.