Brushing Your Dog: A Guide for All Coat Types

Give your dog the brush off… with the right kind of brushing for his coat type Brushing your dog might seem fairly straight forward, but there’s…

What Pet Parents Need To Know About Reverse Sneezing In Dogs

Before you freak out, you should know that reverse sneezing is fairly common in dogs, and that flat-face breeds are more prone than others.

How To House Train An Older Dog

Just because your dog's not puppy, it doesn't mean that indoor accidents won't happen. We've put together some tips on how to house train an older dog.

5 Safe And Tasty Human Food For Dogs

Tired of those puppy-dog eyes staring up at you from under the table, begging for something to eat of your plate? Here's a list of safe human food for dogs.

Pet Flipping – The New “In” Thing in Crime

Youve heard of House Flipping now get ready for Pet Flipping. People are actually stealing dogs from families and selling them on the Internet.

Cash For Cuddles – Survey Finds People Willing To Rent Out Their Pet

New on the odd things of what people are willing to rent out – their pets. Some folks are really hard up for cash if they’ll let a stranger off t…

Easy-To-Understand Cartoon On How A Dog’s Nose Can “See” [Video]

Learning is fun, thanks to this cartoon that explains how a dog’s nose works We’ve all heard the old saying: “Dogs see with their noses.&rd…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Rolly

What happen when you cross a Dachshund and Boxer? You get Rolly, our Adoptable Dog of the Week! Rolly is a young male Dachshund and Boxer mix from Mandan, No…

Ask The Hairy Dogfathers: Daddy’s Puppy Problem

The Hairy Dogfathers take on some baby daddy drama – with a full house of animals and another baby on the way, is now the best time to add another pupp…

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…

What You Need To Know About Dog Feeding Guidelines

How much food should I be giving my dog? Here’s what you need to know about dog feeding guidelines before you ring the dinner bell. While it might seem…

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.

#WhyILeft: Because Pets Are Now Allowed In More Women’s Shelters

Women may choose to stay in an abusive relationship because they don’t want to leave their dog behind. The good news is an increasing number of women&r…

Preparing Your Pooch For His First Dog Groomer Visit

Is Scruffy starting to look a bit scruffy? We've put together some points on what you need to do to prepare your pup for his first dog groomer visit.

New Study Shows That Many Pet Car Seat Safety Restraints Are Ineffecti

Subaru and the Center for Pet Safety’s crash test results unsettling With new car safety products designed for dogs entering the market, it’s imp…

Petmate’s Wetnoz Lilac Carrier Is Perfect For Trendy Dogs On The Go

Pampered pooches will want to travel in style sporting the hottest color this season You’ve got lots of places to be and you want to bring your dog alo…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Oscar

It’s a Pug Life for Oscar, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Oscar is an adult Pug from Omaha, NE. He is already neutered, housetrained, purebred, up to d…

If Your Dog Needs Space, Tie A Yellow Ribbon Around His Leash

Canadian dog trainer Tara Palardy is on a mission to help protect DINOS (dogs in need of extra space). I don’t know about you, but I pretty much want t…

Shelter Spotlight: Hull’s Haven Border Collie Rescue

This month, we travel to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to spotlight Hull's Haven Border Collie Rescue. This non-profit rescue group takes in any dog in need.

Licks Liquid Vitamins Will Get Your Dog’s Tongue Wagging

A delicious treat that’s good for your dog At the recent Global Pet Expo, we got to meet the fine folks from Licks, a new liquid vitamin product that&r…

Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treat Recipe

What do you do with bananas that are about to turn to the dark side? My latest brown banana went into this Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Treat Recipe.

Make Your Own Homemade Dog Shampoo

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

DIY Vintage Crate Dog And Cat Beds

Pets will sleep sweetly on this vintage crate bed you can make at home I’ve been on a DIY kinda kick lately. Usually, I bake a batch of dog treats and…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Esperanza (Espy)

We can’t say “No” to a lovely lady – you look into Esperanza’s eyes and try to tell her that she can’t come home with you…

The World’s Most Interesting Man Joins The Fight To End Dog Cancer [

He doesn’t always take on causes, but when he does, it’s for the health of dogs. Jonathan Goldsmith, best known as Heineken’s Dos Equis &ld…

Survey Finds Young Adults Would Rather Buy Than Adopt A Dog

Even with all the PSAs circulating that tout adoption as the most humane way to bring a dog into a household, it turns out that young adults would rather buy…

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…

Meet Faber, San Francisco’s First Courthouse Therapy Dog

What a great idea! We think this program should be instituted everywhere. We all know there’s nothing like the love of a dog to help soothe the stress…

Talking About Tartar Buildup On Dog’s Teeth

Ick! It’s gross, but you can’t hide from it – tartar buildup on your dog’s teeth can be a serious issue It’s not pretty but we&…

DIY Dog Treat Filled Ornaments

I'm not the craftiest person out there, but I found that these DIY Dog Treat Filled Ornaments were fun and easy. The kids can get on this DIY dog craft too.

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…

Molasses and Pumpkin Dog Treats Recipe

When Oscar has tummy troubles, a little pumpkin puree goes a long way. When I found a Molasses and Pumpkin Dog Treats Recipe, I had to put it to the test.

Muffin’s Halo Is A Fashionable Guide For Blind Dogs

This adorable accessory lets blind dogs lead a normal life and make a fashion statement at the same time Some accessories aren’t purely for fashion and…

Dog Tales Sanctuary Is Like Heaven On Earth, For Dogs And People

Forget Disney World — Dog Tales Sanctuary and Rescue might just be the real happiest place on earth! Just outside the bustling city of Toronto, Ontario…

Walkzee Kickstarter Wants To Pair Dogless Walkers With A Shelter Pooch

Who wants to go for walkies with shelter dogs? If you raised your hand, then this Kickstarter project is for you! With urban sprawl running rampant (and with…

The Superdog Guide To Flyball

If your dog loves to fetch and run, and you are looking for a fun and challenging activity to engage him in, consider training your super pooch for flyball.

Paws For Veterans Trains Rescue Dogs To Help Heroes With PTSD

In honor of Veterans Day, learn how you can help Paws for Veterans give disabled solders and rescue dogs a new lease on life. For some soldiers, the battle d…

What You Need To Know About Dog Food Labels

What’s going in your dog’s bowl? Read dog food labels carefully before you buy Looking into what goes into your dog’s food is an important…

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&…

Adoptable Dog of the Month – Bessi

We’d like to introduce you to Bessi, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This lovely lady is a young Pitbull Terrier and Beagle mix from…

Is Ice Water Really Dangerous for Dogs?

Ice water for dogs? Is that even safe for them? Let’s separate fact from fiction and get to the cold, ice hard truth! You probably already know that th…

Bits of Bacon Dog Treat Recipe

Valentine’s Day is a few weeks away and I went a little overboard at the baking supply store. I got a few new cookie cutters I couldn’t wait to t…

What is Legg-Calve-Perthes In Dogs?

Legg-Calve-Perthes in dogs is a hip joint disorder that affects blood supply to the femoral head. Commonly seen in miniature, toy, and small-breed dogs.

All About Neutering Dogs

Thinking about neutering your dog? Here are a few basics you should brush up on before making a decision. Neutering is something that every owner of a male d…

Choosing The Right Boarding Kennel For You And Your Dog

Need-to-know tips. Parting is such sweet sorrow - so it makes a world of difference when you pick a boarding kennel that takes care of your dog properly.

Raise A Pint To These Top Irish Dog Names

Are you feeling lucky? Well, are you, Pug? For St. Patty's Day, here are the top Irish dog names that will have you feeling luckier than a leprechaun!

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…

Potential Corgi Shortage – Say It Ain’t So! (Spoiler Alert: It Ain

Pembroke Welsh Corgis join the Vulnerable Breed List in the UK, but hold strong in the hearts of Americans Corgis have captured the heart of the royal family…

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.

Upside Down Dog of the Week – Sinbad

Meet Sinbad, the week’s Upside Down Dog from Upsidedowndogs.com. His owner Kim says: “This is Sinbad in his chair. He is a 5-year-old. Pitbull mi…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Elvis

This week’s Upside Down Dog of the Week, courtesy of Upsidedowndogs.com, is Elvis. Elvis is an 10-year-old Golden Retriever who lives in Linz, Austria.…

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…

Study: Dogs Listen To What We Say And How We Say It

Our pooches like to pretend they don’t hear us, but the jig is up — turns out our dogs really DO listen to what we say Sometimes you have to wond…

Losing A Pet: Dealing With The Death Of Your Dog

Nothing compares to the heartbreak of losing a pet, especially if it comes suddenly. We have some tips on how to cope with the grief after losing a pet.

Weiner On Wheels: Two-Legged Dachshund Gets 3D Printed Wheelchair [Vid

A disabled Dachshund’s 3D printed wheelchair lets her explore the world – don’t get in her way! Bubbles the Dachshund was born with a genet…

FDA Issues Update On Jerky Investigation, But No Answers As To Why It

The new numbers are in – but no definitive answer as to why dogs are getting sick after eating jerky imported from China. The U.S. Food and Drug Admini…

Bravo Recalls Select Pet Foods Due To Possible Salmonella Risk

Bravo is recalling select lots of Bravo Turkey and Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Sa…

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…

Gen Y Dogma: Pet Parenting For A New Generation

Taking the leap by moving in with your partner is a huge step. But the time has come when you’re ready for the pitter-patter of little paws – it&…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Alex

Say “Cheese!” Meet Alex, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Alex is a 5-year-old male Bullmastiff from Saltdal, Norway. Her…