WellPet Foundation Makes Donation Worth $1.7 Million To PetSmart Chari

Thousands of homeless animals can expect a full bowl of food, thanks to the WellPet’s $1.7 million donation of pet food to in-need shelters. Taking the…

Road To Recovery: Post-Operative Spay And Neuter Care

Before your dog heads into surgery, here’s what you should know about the spay and neuter procedure If you’re going to have your dog spayed or ne…

Top 10 Flea and Tick Prevention Tips

It's flea and tick season, so we've put together our Top 10 tips on how to get rid of those pesky critters. YWe've got a few surprises in store for you!

Canadian Beagle Miss P Is 2015 Westminster Best In Show Winner, Eh?!

No Doot Aboot it – B.C. Beagle Miss P announced as 2015 Westminster Dog Show’s top dog. Way to go Miss P! This 4-year-old Beagle from Enderby, B.…

How to Make Sure Daycare is a Pleasant Experience for Your Dog

Dog daycare can be a wonderful experience for your pooch, but you have to do your part to ensure a good time is had by all Sure, daycare might seem like a fu…

Contest Alert: #BegForZukes On Twitter With @PetGuideTweets

It’s our first official giveaway of 2015, and we’re taking to Twitter to celebrate. From January 16 to January 23, 2015, we’re going to be…

Top 10 Best Dogs For Allergy Sufferers

What dogs won't make you sneeze? Learn the basics about hypoallergenic dog breeds and our recommendations for the top 5 best dogs for allergy sufferers.

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…

Global Pet Expo 2015: My Suitcase Statistics And Other Notable Numbers

Sure, it’s the biggest pet trade show in North America, but what PetGuide readers really want to know is what free swag I got and how much I could actu…

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…

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…

Heart And Soul: The Joy Of Adopting A Dog

Author Amy Newmark shares personal experiences about how adoptable dogs enrich our souls immeasurably Marya Morin went right to the local shelter to get her…

Cranberry Pumpkin Christmas Dog Treat Recipe

I love the holidays – everything about them fills me with merriment and feelings of fa la la. I especially love baking, because the house smells so won…

Gen Y Dogma – Compromising Pet Parenting Styles

Raising a dog in a two-parent household, you need to come to some agreement on what style pet parenting you’re going to employ. If you don’t work…

Peanut Butter And Carob Frozen Dog Treat Recipe

When that summer sun starts beating down on you and your doggy, you want a way to cool down… deliciously. And why not join your dog for a yummy treat? Dogs a…

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 – 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…

Product Review: Ruffwear Omnijore Joring System

We test out Ruffwear's Omnijore Joring System. Designed for any dog-pulling activity, Kev uses the Ruffwear Omnijore Joring System on a recent skijoring run

At What Age Should You Spay Or Neuter Your Dog?

There are pro and cons to spaying or neutering your dog – weigh all the information before you make a decision If you’ve decided to spay or neute…

How To Stop Stinky Dog Farts

Urgh! What's that smell? We've been blaming rotten smells on the dog for many years, but what can you do if you've got a legitimate problem with dog farts?

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?

Carrot And Banana Dog Treat Recipe

Are you having a hard time feeding your dog veggies and fruits? May I suggest putting them cookie form – because everything tastes better when it&rsquo…

Rub-A-Dub-Dub – A Pug In A Tub Is This Week’s Wet Wednesday Winner

Chillin’ out in the tub – that’s how Nacho the Pug rolls. Livin’ the Pug Life in Seattle, WA, Nacho is our fourth Wet Wednesday Weekl…

Show And Tell: Pets In The Classroom Get An A+

Non-profit organization Pets in the Classroom offers grants to help teach students about pets Growing up, my family always had pets as a way to help teach us…

Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe

Our Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe is a flavorful combination. We combined peanut butter with a digestible favorite, pureed pumpkin.

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…

How We Can Do Better: Try Compassion, Not Verbal Abuse When Educating

Sarah Palin’s now-famous photograph shouldn’t be used as a political platform, but as a chance to respectfully educate and openly communicate abo…

Another Contest? It Looks Like Some Bunny Likes Us On Facebook This Ea

Hoppy Easter! Animal Planet wants to celebrate by giving you a very special Easter basket We’re giving you another reason to like us on Facebook this E…

Nama-stay! Doga Gives Yoga A Furry Makeover

Haven't heard of it before? It's a new dog-friendly activity that pooches and their owners can participate in together, combining dogs and yoga - Doga!

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Roux

Say hello to Roux, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He is a two-year-old Maltese and Terrier mix from San Diego, California. Roux is already neutered, up to da…

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…

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,’…

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.…

Top 10 Reasons To Dress Up Your Dog

Some people say it’s silly, but we don’t! It may be for practical reasons or you may just want to celebrate your dog’s uniqueness. We&rs…

Basic Dog Tricks: Shake A Paw

The shake a paw trick is a basic trick that should be one of your dog's standards that he can pull out when guests come over and he wants to impress them.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Shanghai

You’ve got to love Shanghai, an adorable mop of fur who happens to be our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Shanghai is a 1.5-year-old male Shih Tzu and Bruss…

All About Self-Insurance For Dogs

Are you a good candidate for self-insurance for dogs? If you think about it, insuring your dog is like betting that she will get sick or injured. That’…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Sidney

We’d like you to meet Sidney, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Sidney is a 10-month-old female Boxer from Pittsburgh, PA. Here&…

Gotta-Have-‘Em Dog Essentials From Global Pet Expo

Our picks for the next big thing in dog lifestyle products Wrapping up our coverage on all the cool things we saw at Global Pet Expo, we saved some really co…

6 Ways Your Life Will Change When You Adopt A Dog

When you adopt a dog, your life is going to change. That's why we put together the list of 6 ways your life will change when you adopt a dog.

Why Dental Health Is So Important For Dogs?

Here are some important reasons why you need to keep your dog’s smile healthy Dental health is often overlooked in dogs. Owners expect their dogs to ha…

The Urge To Accessorize Our Dogs

Playing dress-up with our dogs – have we gone too far? We love to dress up our dogs. It could be as simple as a snazzy collar or a cute bow. It could b…

What Is Patellar Luxation In Dogs?

Patellar Luxation in dogs can be a pain in the knee - is your pooch at risk? Let's talk about go over the basics, its symptoms, and treatment options.

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.

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-…

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…

Product Review: Chuckit LIGHTPLAY Line [Video]

Now that the days are shorter, there’s less light. That means when you get home from work, it’s hard to get outside to play fetch. But Kevin Robe…

Healthy Hound Grain-Free Dog Treat Recipe

We love our dogs and we want the best of everything for them. This heart-felt sentiment is the inspiration behind the Healthy Hound Grain-Free Dog Treat Reci…

Chickpea Grain-Free Dog Treat Recipe

I’m learning all about grain-free recipes this month. And I’m also realizing that Oscar is acquiring a taste for them! If your dog can’t di…

Three Stylish Tips For DIY Dog Grooming Success

Celebrity dog groomer Jorge Bendersky shares his DIY grooming tips to keep your dog healthy and looking his best Believe it or not, your dog’s coat is…

‘Tis The Season For Giving – Daffy’s Pet Soup Kitchen Helps Pets

Daffy’s Pet Soup Kitchen keeps pets and families together – with some help from you! The holiday season is here, and it is important to remember…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Layla

Meet Layla, the winner of our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Layla is a a 5 year-old female Boxer from Kansas City, MO. Here’s wh…

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…

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.

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.

How To Convince Your Boss To Offer Pet Insurance

Dog insurance is becoming an increasingly popular workplace perk. Here’s how you can talk to your boss about adding it to your benefits package. Pet i…

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.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Gumu

Meet Gumu, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Gumu is an adult male English Bulldog and Boxer Mix from Portland, OR. He is already neutered, h…

Designer Dog Clothes From Global Pet Expo

We were on cuteness overload at this year's Global Pet Expo. There were so many adorable designer dog clothes to choose from. Here are a few of our picks.

7 Natural Essential Oils For Dogs

Looking for natural treatments? ! It's not new-age nonsense or aromatherapy - essential oils for dogs offer a variety of health benefits when used properly.