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!

6 Advantages Of Living In A Multi Dog Household

Two dogs are better than one – Let’s look at the pros of a multi dog household The more, the merrier – that’s the motto of many famil…

Miniature Schnauzer

The Miniature Schnauzer is a loyal, fun dog that makes an excellent city dog but will work well even if you've got plenty of space for them.

Xoloitzcuintli

The Xoloitzcuintli (pronounced "show-low-eats-queen-tlee") or Xolo, turns heads with his unusual looks and earns fans with his attentive personality.

Rat Terrier

A small dog with a big heart and large amount of energy, the Rat Terrier is a loyal, active and playful breed that fits into a variety of households.

Belgian Sheepdog

Elegant, sporting a lovely basic black coat, the Belgian Sheepdog is graceful and versatile. He is happiest when he has specific duties to perform.

7 Ways a Shelter Dog Can Improve Your Life

If you want to experience the joys of owning a dog but aren't sure that buying a puppy is the right choice for you, think about adopting a shelter dog.

Puggle

Lively and full of the spunk, the Puggle is a fun-loving little clown. He'll run around and play like he was a puppy, even after he is well grownup!

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.

Frisky Siberian Husky Falls For A Pile Of Leaves [Video]

Fall is our favorite season, but no one loves it more than this frisky Siberian Husky! Remember how much you loved jumping into a pile of leaves when you wer…

Preparing For Your Pup’s First Day Of Doggy Daycare

It’s the big day – your pooch’s first day of doggy daycare. Are you both ready for it? When it’s time for your pooch’s first da…

Borzoi

Popular due to its beauty and temperament, the Borzoi fits into a variety of different households. Quiet and calm, the Borzoi is reserved with strangers.

Pyrenean Shepherd

An old breed that was meant to herd sheep, the Pyrenean Shepherd is active and energetic. Reliable and watchful, the Pyrenean Shepherd loves kids.

“For The Love Of Dog” Dogumentary Showcases Pampered Pooch Phenome

TV series challenges our perceptions of how we relate to dogs When you talk about all the things you do for fur baby to other people (usually those who don&r…

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.

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…

Seresto Collar Offers Tick and Flea Control For 8 Months

We're going to look at a new prevention method - the easy-to-use Seresto collar that kills and repels tick and flea pests for eight months.

Sherpa Original Deluxe Carrier Review

You're a traveler and you need a pet carrier that fits into your travel plans - and that's why we took the Sherpa Original Deluxe Carrier out for a spin.

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…

What You Should Know About Adopting A Special Needs Dog

Adopting a special needs dog can be one of the most rewarding experiences you ever have Since there are many dogs available for adoption, it’s often th…

How Often Should You Groom Your Dog?

Rub-a-dub – how clean is too clean? Let’s answer that question for you right now. While it’s a fairly straightforward question, how often y…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Dukes

Meet Dukes, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptadog.com. This senior from Mays Landing, NJ still has lots of life in him and wants to find a home to cal…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Monkey

Another Tuesday, another Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. This week’s winner is Monkey, a 9-year-old male Labrador Retriever and Co…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Ryan

This week’s Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com is Ryan, a happy fellow from Sprakers, NY. A Pitbull/American Bulldog mix, Ryan sports a beaut…

A Lab And Her Leaves: This Is What Pure Joy Looks Like [Video]

Forget Pumpkin Spice Lattes… this lovely Lab knows how to do Fall up right! Are you still mourning the end of summer? Well, we’ve got just the t…

Goldador

Also known as Golden Labradors, the Goldador is a hybrid of two of the most popular dogs in North America. Ideal for a wide range of families and lifestyles

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.

Cheesy Bacon and Apple Dog Treat Recipe

Nothing brings Oscar into the kitchen faster than me frying up some bacon. I don’t do it too often – it’s an occasional treat for the two o…

Cody’s Blend Homemade Dog Food Recipe

Cody's Blend Homemade Dog Food Recipe combines plenty of healthy ingredients: ground turkey, lentils, peas, carrots and split peas. Easy and delicious!

Top 10 Picks From SuperZoo 2014

Was it ever hot this year at SuperZoo 2014 in Las Vegas – and I’m not just talking about the weather. This pet industry trade show was packed…

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.

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is favored by hunters and energetic families. Known for its intelligence, energy, trainability and adaptability.

Gen Y Dogma: And Puppy Makes Three

When you meet “the one,” you just know… that you need to bring a dog into the mix. That’s what it was like when writer Christina Ped…

Cockapoo

The oldest of the designer dogs, the Cockapoo is a sweet and loving companion. He is accepting of strangers as well as other new animals, and loves people.

Dog Tries To Fetch Baseball on TV

This German Shepherd wants you to take her out to the ballgame. On second thought, that wouldn’t be a good idea, based on what she does when she sees t…

Landmark Ruling: Animals Can Now Be Considered Victims In The Eyes Of

It’s about time – Oregon judge rules that animals are victims, not property Great news out of Oregon –a landmark ruling has declared that a…

Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is a great go-to family pet, but because of its small size and its need for companionship, he'll need to be an inside dog.

Product Review: Cycle Dog MAX Reflective Collars

Cycle Dog has with a line of eco-friendly reflective collars. We tried out four of their Cycle Dog MAX Reflective Collars in Green, Blue, Silver and Purple.

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.

Doberman Pinscher

In the U.S., these dogs can simply be known as Dobermans, but the Doberman and the Doberman Pinscher are just two names for the same breed.

How To Help Dog Shelters When You Can’t Adopt

You don’t have to have a dog in order to help them – here’s what you can do for your local dog shelter You can be an animal lover even if y…

Sloughi

The sleek Sloughi makes for a handsome and energetic family companion. This dog is happiest when he has a large, fenced backyard in which to run and play.

Hot Dog – We Have A Wiener!

What a contest! We are so overwhelmed with the response from our Dog Days of Summer contest – we received almost 200 entries, which made picking just o…

Take A Bite Out Of Our Shark Week Contest

It’s Shark Week – and it’s also your chance to win an Animal Planet Hammerhead Shark Dog Costume. When you think about it, dogs can be a lo…

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.

Wild Wheat Dog Treat Recipe

A double dose of wheat goodness - whole wheat flour and wheat bran. Our Wild Wheat Dog Treat Recipe also includes cornmeal, peanut butter and chicken broth.

April Fool’s Joke Now A Real Dog Clothing Line At American “Beagle

From “pupper” vests to cozy sweaters, American Eagle’s got your pooch covered this winter It may have started out as an April Fool’s…

Mystery Solved! This Is Why Your Dog Kicks When You Scratch His Belly

Why do they do that? Science reveals the story behind all that crazy kicking. Ever wondered why your dog goes bananas when you scratch him in that one perfec…

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?"

Terminal K-9 Cop Receives Fitting Farewell From Fellow Officers

When Kaiser, a 2-year-old German Shepherd who has served as a member the Plymouth (MA) Police Department's K-9 unit, was diagnosed with kidney disease, there was nothing that could be done for him.

Squirrel Hides Nut In Dog’s Fur [Video]

Now here’s a place where none of the other squirrels would ever look for your winter store of nuts – in a dog’s fur! And that’s just…

Labradoodle

The Labradoodle has been gaining popularity with dog lovers for a variety of reasons. This hybrid dog has become a favorite in households around the world.

Halo Hosts NYC Pop Up Shop to “Do Good” for Pets

We were excited to hear that Halo, Purely for Pets, a natural pet food company co-owned by Ellen DeGeneres, is hosting a "Pop Up Shop."

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…

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…

Belgian Tervuren

The Belgian Tervuren is athletic, agile and has an undying work ethic. He is brave and protective of his family, making him a great watchdog and companion.

The Shocking Truth About Dogs and Garlic

There is a lot of controversy surrounding dogs and garlic on the Internet. Thanks to the research efforts of experts, many believe garlic is good for dogs.

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…

Chorkie

A Chorkie is a mix of Yorkshire Terrier and Chihuahua They are one of the cutest breeds of designer dogs available to the modern dog owner.

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.

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