Spring Clean Your Dog’s Paws With The PawPlunger Paw Wash

A portable and affordable paw washer that banishes paw prints from your home The snow is melting, the ground is wet and mud covers every inch of the outdoors…

The Bear & The Rat Serve Up Cool Treats For Hot Dogs

Free of wheat, corn and gluten, this summer, your dog will want to wrap his paws and his tongue around The Bear & The Rat Cool Treats For Dogs.

Top 10 Things To Do When You Lose A Dog

You want to be prepared if your dog gets loose and you can't find him. We've prepared an emergency list of things you should do when you lose a dog.

Bootie Call: Bootie-licious Tips For Picking Out Dog Boots

Get your mind out of the gutter! There’s nothing wrong with a little bootie action… when they’re on your dog’s paws. If you want a s…

FDA Stumped After Jerky Treats Made In China Linked To Nearly 600 Pet

How’s this for scary – federal animal health officials are saying that nearly 600 pets have died and more than 3,600 have taken ill after eating…

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…

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…

Affordable Pet Insurance Can Prevent Unnecessary Euthanasia

How planning ahead can save you heartache in the future If you are a dog owner, the chances are that your pet has become more like a member of the family and…

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.

PetPace Wireless Smart Collar Tracks And Monitors Your Pet’s Health

I'm excited to hear about the PetPace, a new smart wireless collar that monitors your pet's health, vital signs, activity and wellbeing all day, every day.

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’…

7 Questions To Ask When Boarding A Dog

You're leaving town for a couple of days and can't bring your dog along for the trip. We've prepared a list of questions to ask before boarding a dog.

Canadian Canine Oscar’s Chilly Response To Winter, Eh!

Having a small dog in a cold climate is a challenge. Having a small dog who hates everything to do with winter in a cold climate is a battle of wills.

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…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Django

Ears up! We’d like you to meet Django, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Django is an adult male Miniature Pinscher/Chihuahua Mix from…

Winter Training Tips: Getting Started In Skijoring

Skijoring is a team sport. You and your dog work together to get around a trail, tour the back country or glide across the snow on your local golf course.

5 Important Tips For Hiring a Dog Sitter

Even if you're away for one night, your dog needs someone to look after him. Need someone to take over your pet parent duties? Time to find a dog sitter!

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Hylo

Meet Hylo, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. This young fellow is a Terrier/Schnauzer mix and he’s already neutered, up to date with sh…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Symphony

Say hello to Symphony, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Living in Phoenix, AZ, this adorable Boxer is about 3 years old and is ready to leav…

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…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Etienne

There’s a lot of love in this little fella! Meet Etienne, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. He’s an adult Chihuahua from San Francisco, CA. Etienne…

Ginger Snaps Dog Treat Recipe

Right now, my kitchen smells better than any air freshener you could buy at Bath & Body Works. It’s all thanks to this new Ginger Snaps Dog Treat Recip…

These Beautiful Photos Of Old Dogs Will Bring A Tear To Your Eye

Photographer Pete Thorne’s photo series “Old Faithful” is going to tug at your heartstrings. Guaranteed. If you’ve ever had one, yo…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Alena

This is Alena, our Upside Down Dog of the Week. Alana was a Red Nosed Pitbull who has recently departed for the Rainbow Bridge. Here’s what her owner E…

Probiotics Make This Dog Ear Infection Cure All Natural

If your dog is prone to ear infections, you'll be excited to hear about Apple Blossom Naturals Ear Cure, a 100 percent natural dog ear infection cure.

How To Introduce Your Dog To A New Baby

Make the first meeting a joyous occasion – a few tips on how to introduce your dog to a new baby Who is the new, hairless puppy? Why does it smell so s…

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.

Gee, Your Fur Smells Terrific Dog Shampoo Recipe

We found a wonders dog shampoo recipe that will have your pooch smelling her best and will leave her fur touchable soft. Easy and cheap to make!

How Second-Hand Smoke Affects Your Dog

Need another good reason to quit smoking? That nasty habit could be killing your dog! You probably already know the dangers of second-hand smoke for infants…

Pros And Cons: The Collar Vs. Harness Debate

Does your dog wear a collar or a harness? We’ve leashed in points to keep in mind before making a decision. When it comes to doing what is best for you…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Rosie

Say hi to Rosie, our Adoptable Dog of the Week from Adoptapet.com. Rosie is a young Golden Retriever mix from North Little Rock, AR. She is already spayed, h…

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Shadow

We’d like you to meet Shadow, our Upside Down Dog of the Week from Upsidedowndogs.com. Shadow is a 2-month-old male Alaskan Malamute and Pitbull mix fr…

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…

Amazing Therapy Dogs Help Diabetics Live Healthier, Happier Lives

Is there anything dogs can’t do? Non-profit organization Dogs4Diabetics is training therapy dogs to detect low blood sugar. More and more, we’re…

Hilarity Ensues When This Dog Helps Forecast The Weather [Video]

We think it’s pretty safe to say that Ripple stole the show on this particular newscast. Weather man Mike Sobel had no idea what he was in for when he…

October Is Adopt-A-Dog Month At The American Humane Society

This month, help the American Humane Society give some precious pooches the forever homes they deserve Did you know there are 3 to 4 million animals waiting…

ASPCA And Subaru Want To Share The Love This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season! The ASPCA and Subaru are teaming up to give rescue pooches a new leash on life this holiday season For the second year in a row, the A…

Salty Dog Coast: Dog-Friendly Adventures in Florida

Bring your appetite for oysters and bring Fido for seaside fun to Franklin County, Florida Summer is all about getting out there and exploring new destinatio…

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.

Gen Y Dogma: I’m Afraid My Dog Will Ruin Christmas

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, Matilda will deee-stroy thee! A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how we were planning to celebrate Matilda’s firs…

What Should You Do If Your Dog Gets A Sunburn

What happens when Fido gets too much sun? The same thing that happens to his humans. It hurts! So, it’s important to know what to do if your dog gets t…

Family Dog Helps Man With Alzheimer’s Speak Again [Video]

Is there any doubt that dogs have the power to heal? If there was any, just watch this video and it will be erased. It highlights how one special dog has hel…

7 Sparkling Safety Tips For A Dog-Proof Christmas Tree

Not all trees are for dogs – make sure you follow these safety tips to keep your dog off your Christmas tree this holiday season Ah… the allure…

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…

Talking About Palliative Care For Older Dogs

Let's go over the basics about what palliative care is, in which situations it might be needed and how to create a palliative care plan for older dogs.

How To Teach Your Dog The Recall Command

Recall is an essential command your dog needs to learn to keep him safe – here’s how to teach it When it comes to training your puppy or dog, tea…

Shelter Sensation Rami The Pitbull/Dachshund Mix To Become Therapy Dog

A true rags-to-riches story, one-of-a-kind mutt Rami is using his uniqueness to raise awareness for shelter dogs. It started as a dog-gone love story. A Rome…

What Are The American Kennel Club Field Trials?

Need a challenge? A wonderful athletic event for hunting dogs, the American Kennel Club Field Trials will test your pooch's skills out in the field!

Upside Down Dog Of The Week – Angus

Meet Angus Maximus Derby-Giddings, this week’s Upside Down Dog from Upsidedowndogs.com. He is a 2-year-old English Bulldog from Charlestown, MA. His ow…

Tips On Making Your Home Comfortable For Your Senior Dog

Your dog deserves a comfortable retirement – here’s how to make it golden He’s been by your side for a long time. Even though he’s no…

5 Tip-Top Health Tips For Senior Dogs

Older dogs come with their own set of unique issues that require preventive measures to ensure your dog continues to enjoy a happy life. He’s not the y…

Lost And Found: Findster, The GPS Pet Tracker With No Monthly Fees

Look what we found: a tracking device that keeps tabs on your dog without the hassle of monthly fees! There are a number of GPS and fitness tracking devices…

Dog Scooting: The Sad, Scratchy Story Of Oscar’s Ichy Butt

Sure, it's the butt of many jokes, but dog scooting can be a pain in the ass... just ask Oscar! I've discovered a few common and itchy reasons why dogs scoot:

The Jolly Jet-Setter’s Holiday Guide For Boarding Your Dog

Indispensable tips to ensure your pooch is happy and safe while you’re away for holidays The holidays are upon us, and not everyone will be spending th…

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.

What Your Dog Insurance Plan Covers… And What’s Left Out

While youre shopping around for a dog insurance plan, you need to know what any particular package actually covers. Plans vary from company to company.

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!

Organic Oscar Aloe Vera Shampoo And Conditioner Giveaway

Just as we wrap up one contest, another one begins! This time around, we’re making sure your dog is squeaky clean by giving you the chance to win a set…

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…

Adoptable Dog Of The Week – Spankee

Meet Spankee, our Adoptable Dog of the Week. Spankee is an adult English Pointer and Dalmatian Mix from Newcastle, Oklahoma. He’s already neutered, hou…