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!

Dachshund

You may know it as the "Weiner Dog," but its actual breed name is Dachshund. There are 3 types of Dachshunds: long-haired, wired-haired and short-haired.

Picture of Pitbull Cuddling With Bunnies and Chick Goes Viral

The picture features a Pitbull hanging out with a chick on its head and a basket of bunnies has gone viral, and has people talking about the breed.

Pros And Cons Of Individual Condition Coverage

Considering Individual Condition Coverage for your dog? Here are the positive and negative points about this type of dog insurance policy. When you’re…

5 Warning Signs That You Need Dog Insurance

Dogs can get into all kinds of issues. We've put together 5 warning signs you should watch out for that will let you know if you need dog insurance.

Black Mouth Cur

If you are looking for a rugged, strongly muscled working dog then look no further than the Black Mouth Cur. These dogs can be trained for a variety of uses

Understanding Your Dog’s Special Grooming Needs

Keep it clean – how to stay on top of your dog’s grooming needs While the majority of dogs will stay clean and healthy with a straightforward gro…

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.

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!

Pug

Some people think that the Pug is related to the Bulldog, and given the physical similarities between the two, it's hard to debate that.

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.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Lou

Meet Lou, the winner of our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Lou is a 6-year-old male Dogues de Bordeaux (French Mastiff) from Little Sai…

Belgian Malinois

You might confuse the Belgian Malinois with a German Shepherd. There are some differences between the two you'll want to be aware of.

Barbet

The Barbet is a medium-sized breed of French water dog, known for its dense curly coat. A generally friendly and fun-loving breed, a great family pet.

What Is Hip Dysplasia In Dogs?

It’s hip to be square – learn the facts about hip dysplasia in dogs When it comes to keeping your dog healthy, there is only so much that you can…

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…

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…

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…

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

A compact, hardy, medium-sized dog, the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier is lively, confident, curious, playful, congenial, and gentle.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Ace

It’s time to get upside down! Meet Ace, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Ace is a 9-year-old male Bichon Frise from Kansas City…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Alanna

We’d like to introduce you to Alanna, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Alanna is a young female Boxer mix from Elyria, OH. She is alre…

Planet Dog Adds A New Crop Of Carrots To Its Line Of Produce Dog Toys

Remember when your mom told you to stop playing with your veggies? That doesn't apply to Planet Dog's new Carrot from the Orbee-Tuff Produce dog toy line.

Teach Your Dog Some Class In Puppy Kindergarten

At this point in your dog's life, it's the perfect time to start puppy kindergarten, which teaches training obedience, and socialization skills.

What To Watch Out For With Dog Insurance

A safe bet or risky gamble? Here’s what to consider before making a decision about dog insurance. While it would be nice to imagine that dog insurance…

Whippet

Known as sweet and friendly, the athletic Whippet is recognized for having an expression that actually closely resembles a smile.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Oscar

Say hello to Oscar, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Oscar is a 5-year-old male English Labrador Retriever from Ottawa, Ontario, Cana…

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…

Bulldog

The Bulldog is famous for a "sourpuss" expression on his face, but if you can look past his looks, you'll find a worthwhile pet and friend.

Dream Job Contest: Slovenian Castle Is Looking For Dog (And Owner) Car

The winner of this contest will be living large with their dog in a real Slovenian Castle… with a salary to match the lifestyle Is your dog looking fo…

Wholistic Pet Organic Soft Chew Supplements

Healthy supplements that are easy to chew on Sometimes, feeding our dogs a balanced diet doesn’t cover all of the health and nutritional needs they hav…

Pharrell’s “Happy” Gets Even Happier When It’s About Dogs [Vid

Put your paws up in the air if you’re happy it’s Friday! Get ready to be even happier, because this parody of Pharrell Williams’ song &ldqu…

Petco Pulls All Pet Treats Made In China From Stores

Woo hoo! Way to go Petco! The mega pet store chain has just announced that it will stop selling all pet treats (dog and cat) that are made in China. All of t…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Mama

Meet Mama, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Mama is an adult female King Charles Spaniel and Bichon Frise mix from Baton Rouge, LA. She is already spayed, hous…

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.

Skye Terrier

With a long, flowing coat, people tend to underestimate the feistiness of the Skye Terrier. They are happy living in apartments, condos, homes or estates.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Lola

This is Lola, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Lola is a 3-year-old female Bull Terrier Mix from Brussels, Belgium. Here’s what…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Pepsi

Meet Pepsi, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Pepsi is a Pug Mix from Homewood, AL, and she’s already spayed, housetrained, up to date…

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.

Grain-Free Almond Delight Dog Treat Recipe

Next up in my adventures in grain-free baking is almond flour. After baking with almond flour, my house smelled amazing! But it’s not just the smell th…

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

6 Ways To Properly Clean Dog Ears

Some dogs need their ears cleaned regularly. Here are some important tips about how to properly clean dog ears, as well as some things you should never do.

Gen Y Dogma: Adapting Your Big City Lifestyle To Make Room For Puppy

There are perks to living in a big city… but do they translate when you have a dog? Christina Peden thinks so – it’s all in the way you lo…

Xoloitzcuintli

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

Halloween Pumpkin Oatmeal Spice Dog Treat Recipe

Pumpkin, oatmeal and a touch of spice - so scary, and yet so good! Don't wait until Halloween to bake up a batch, they're good all year long.

Mal-Shi

A popular designer dog, the Mal-Shi is an adorable little dog that is ideal for a variety of lifestyles. This hybrid dog is easy-to-train and a delight.

What Factors Influence Dog Insurance Rates?

Although we can't give you an exact amount you'd pay for dog insurance, we can let you in on some of the factors that affect dog insurance rates.

How To Stop Your Dog Drinking From The Toilet

Want to flush that bad habit? Here’s how to get your dog to stop using the toilet as his personal water bowl. At some point in time, most dog owners he…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Leeta

We’re pleased to introduce you to Leeta, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Leeta is a young female Boston Terrier and French Bulldog mi…

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…

Barking Bad Breath Dog Biscuit Recipe

If you're sick of being woken up in the morning with the foul stench of dog breath right, you'll want to try our Barking Bad Breath Dog Biscuit Recipe.

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.

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Dot Dot Dash

We're pleased to announce a brand-new feature - our Upsidedown Dog of the Week! We've teamed up with Upsidedowndogs.com to bring you a topsy-turvy pup.

6 Puddle-Proof Tips For Potty Training Your Puppy

Potty training your puppy may seem like tricky, but it really doesn't need to be. Stay positive and persevere, and your puppy will soon be house broken.

Shetland Sheepdog

Thought to be quick learners, willing to please, and obedient, the Shetland Sheepdog can also be somewhat timid and sensitive. Is this dog a fit for you?

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…

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…

Dogo Argentino

The Dogo Argentino is the canine equivalent of an armored tank. This breed is brave and strong, but is also manageable and protective of its human owners.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Gabby

Meet Gabby, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Gabby is an adult Shih Tzu that lives in Lexington, KY. She is spayed, housetrained, and up to date with shots.

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Blitzen

‘Tis the season! And because of the holidays, Blitzen, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com, is a gift you’ll always treasure. Blitze…

ResCUTE Dog Jingles Spreads The Message Of Compassion To Children

Operation ResCUTE is educating children about the joy of rescue Education is essential when it comes to spreading the word of what really happens to dogs in…

Adoptable Dog of the Week – Spunky-Sprout

Meet Spunky-Sprout, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This young lady is a Whippet and Hound mix from Miami, FL. She’s already spayed,…