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…

Product Review: Kurgo Skipping Stones [Video]

Our dogs love to fetch, and they love to swim! And fetching and swimming together, means they burn off that energy faster as well – that’s a win-…

Top 10 Reasons for Adopting an Older Dog

It's a sad fact that older dogs in shelters and rescues have a harder time finding a forever home. But we have lots of reasons for adopting an older dog.

Bringing A Dog Home From the Shelter – What To Expect The First Day

There are a few things you can do when bringing a dog home from the shelter that will make the first few days in your dogs new home happy and calming.

Basic Dog Training Tips

We put together some basic dog training tips. When you're just starting out, there are a few important things you should know before you start dog training.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Penny

Talk about the dog days of summer! It looks like our Upside Down Dog of the Week, Penny, from Upsidedowndog.com is taking advantage of all the sunny days she…

Why You Should Start Grooming Your Puppy From An Early Age

Grooming your puppy has more benefits than you may realize! Unless he’s been getting himself into some sort of mischief, your little tyke probably has…

4 Alternatives to Dog Boarding

Going away and don't want to board your dog? We've come up with a few alternatives to dog boarding that will help give you peace of mind while you're away.

Work To Drool: Reasons to Have Dogs At Work

Dogs at work: the benefits of having dogs in the work place, and some great tips on how to convince your boss to let you bring your own dog to work.

How To Start Running With Your Dog

Pound the pavement with encouragement from a furry jogging partner - running with your dog is a wonderful way to keep the both of you in good health.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Carlton

With a look like that, you can’t help but wonder what Carlton, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, is thinking about. Whatever it is, we don’t care &n…

Disney’s Magic Kingdom Opens Its Gates To Dogs

Special event brings costumed canines to the Most Magical Place on Earth Disney is known for its popular dog movies: Lady and the Tramp, 101 Dalmatians, Bolt…

The ABCs On How To Extend Your Senior Dog’s Lifespan

There’s no reason why senior dogs can’t shine in their golden years – we’ve got some tips to extend and improve your pooch’s li…

Celebrate “National Get a Pal for Your Pet Day” On November 19 [Vi

It’s the perfect day to consider adopting a pal for your pet PetGuide.com is dedicating the month of November to multiple pet ownership and we were thr…

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…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Simon

Meet Simon, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Simon is an adult male American Pit Bull Terrier and American Staffordshire Terrier Mix from Pe…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Ty

One look at this handsome dog and you’re sure to fall in love! This is Ty, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He is an 11-year-old Boxer and German Shepher…

What Emotions Do Dogs Actually Experience?

Naked feelings of love, fairness and jealousy of our loyal companions Any long-time dog lover will be able tell you that their dog has feelings. But is there…

Thrifty Tips On How To Save Money In Your Dog-Friendly Household

Dog owners know that raising a dog can be expensive. But there are many ways that you can cut costs without sacrificing your dog's health or happiness.

Top 10 Cool Finds From SuperZoo 2013 – Part 1

Wow – it’s hard to believe that another SuperZoo has come and gone. We’re still recovering – there was so much to see and do, and…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Broyles

Can you keep up with Broyles, our Adoptable Dog of the Week? Broyles is an adult male Weimaraner mix from Des Moines, IA (currently being fostered in Pawnee,…

7 Ways To Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Clean

We love it when our doggos have that pearly white smile, don’t we? It means that their teeth and gums are in good shape and that’s a good indicat…

Pawly Lets You Play With Your Pet Even When You’re Not Home [Video]

This robot pet sitter wants to help you be there for your pet, but your help is needed to make Pawly a reality. We all know the feeling. Leaving your pet at…

UNC Students Allowed To Bring Their Pets Back To School With Them

Colorado college tests out pilot program allowing pets in campus dorms It’s the most wonderful time of the year (back-to-school, that is) and a few luc…

Effective Alternative Treatments For Dog Arthritis

Arthritis affects many adult dogs, as many as 1 in 5. For those looking for a non-traditional route, here are a few alternatives for treating dog arthritis.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Cali

It’s Tuesday and you know what that means – it’s time for our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. This week’s winner…

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.

PetPaint Halloween Prize Pack Giveaway

Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re anything like us, you’re pretty excited to doll your dog up for the big day. And that’s…

Sweet Potato Dog Biscuit Recipe

I'm seeing more sweet potato treats in pet stores. It gave me the idea of coming up with a Sweet Potato Dog Biscuit Recipe that you could make at home.

Understanding The Dog Heat Cycle

Do you have an intact female dog? We're going to go over the basics about the dog heat cycle, including its various stages and how to deal with it.

How To Find The Right Dog Trainer For You And Your Dog

What’s the right way to train a dog? A professional explains how and why finding right dog trainer is personal. I’ve worked in the industry for a…

Adventures In Dog Sitting: Let The Fun Begin (Part 2)

Let's hear it from the dogs! Mickey and Oscar tell their side of the story during our first few days together as we embark in our doggy sitting adventure.

What To Do If Your Dog Gets Sick While Traveling

Be prepared for the unexpected when your away from home For many pet owners, their dogs are their best friends and also their preferred travel companions. No…

Adorable Photo Series Shows Pitbulls In A Gentler Light

Photographer Sophie Gamand hopes to raise awareness and drive adoption through her #PitBullFlowerPower project. Pitbulls often get a bad rap when it comes to…

Gotcha! Covetous Canines Fetchingly Pranked by Stuffed Dog Puppet [Vid

Watch as these dogs are hilariously duped by a puppet, a planter and a bone fit for a king. Scientists have already discovered that your dog gets jealous whe…

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…

Upside Down Dogs Of The Week – Rouge and Charlee

Double your fun with two upside down dogs. That’s right – we’ve got two Upside Down Dogs of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Rouge and Cha…

Wisdom Panel 2.0 Review

We test the all-in-one DNA kit to see if it can determine what kind of breed your dog is When you’re out with your dog, people come up to talk to you.…

How To Choose A Winter Coat For Your Dog Like A Canadian Skijorer

Kevin Roberts lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. To say it gets cold there in the winter is an understatement. It’s called “Winterpeg” fo…

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…

Three-In-One Stride Dispenser Makes Every Step Of Your Dog Walk Count

stride makes dog poop disposal stylish, sanitary and strong At this year’s SuperZoo, we were introduced to hundreds of cool products for dogs. One that…

Pulling For Urban Mushing – Is It The Right Activity For Your Dog?

If you want to give your dog an exceptional workout, you should try your hand at Urban Mushing. This sport is perfect for dogs with a high energy drive.

How To Train A Puppy To Sit

"Sit" is often one of the first commands that owners teach their new puppy and is easy to learn. Let's go over the steps on how to train a puppy to sit.

Enter Your Biker Dog In The Tails & Tailpipes Biketoberfest Phot

Does your dog like to ride on a hog? If so, your motorcycle-lovin’ pooch could win you a three-night stay in Daytona Beach. Biketoberfest® Daytona…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Tucker

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This week we’re featuring Tucker, an adult Labrado…

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…

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…

DOT Report Outlines 2014 Pet Injury And Fatality Numbers On Airlines

Planes, trains or automobiles… never has family travel been easier, right? Not so fast! Official numbers from 2014 regarding air travel with pets may…

Pros And Cons Of Raising Littermates

The more, the merrier... right? Well, that's not always the case. There are positives and negatives of bringing home littermates - let's go over a few.

The Road Warrior’s Guide to Pet Friendly Hotels

This guide will not only help you help find pet friendly hotels, but also show you how to help make sure your pet's stay is as comfortable as possible.

Gen Y Dogma: Top 5 Christmas Etsy Picks For The Urban Pet

She’s made a list and has checked it twice – here’s what Christina is getting her mostly nice (but a little naughty) pets this Christmas. I…

The Winners Of Our Tongues Out Contest

These pictures got our tongues wagging during our Envvy Uglies contest Let’s start out by saying that you guys really outdid yourselves with the photos…

Naturally Safe Mosquito Repellent For Dogs

Scratch-free tips on keeps those pesky mosquitoes away from your dog.

Gen Y Dogma: Puppy Vs. Baby Edition

Is getting a puppy a logical first step toward having kids? Not necessarily. Christina Peden talks about the ways puppies and babies are similar and differen…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Beyonce

You’d better put a ring on it, because Beyonce, our Adoptable Dog of the Week, sure isn’t going to stay single for long! She’s a 2-year-old…

On The Road Again: Stop And Rest Awhile

Kevin Roberts has prepared you for your upcoming road trip by getting you ready before you leave and teaching your dog how to behave properly in the car. Now…

How to Brush Dog Teeth

We're going to introduce you to how to brush dog teeth. If you stop to think about it, brushing your dog's teeth makes sense.

Adams Flea & Tick Spot On Knocks Pests Out With Spot-On Precision

We're going to take a look at Adams Flea & Tick Spot On, which provides flea and tick protection for dogs for 30 days, as well as protection from flea re-infestation.

6 Sanity-Saving Tips On How To Manage Your Multi Dog Household

Your home doesn't have to descend into furry anarchy! We have a few sanity-saving tips on how to manage your multi dog household.

Adventures In Dog Sitting: Meeting Mickey (Part 1)

Double the fun with double the dogs? Follow my doggy-sitting adventures, as Oscar and I host a new friend for an extended sleepover for the first time.